Lohbrügge is a quarter in the Bergedorf
Bergedorf is the largest of the seven boroughs of Hamburg, Germany and a quarter within this borough. In 2006 the population of the borough was 118,942.-History:...

 borough of the Free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg
-History:The first historic name for the city was, according to Claudius Ptolemy's reports, Treva.But the city takes its modern name, Hamburg, from the first permanent building on the site, a castle whose construction was ordered by the Emperor Charlemagne in AD 808...

 in northern Germany
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. In 2006, the population was 38,343.


In 2006, according to the statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, the Lohbrügge quarter has a total area of 13 km².

The western border is to the quarter Billwerder. In the East and North is the state Schleswig-Holstein
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 and the Billstedt
Billstedt is a quarter in the borough Hamburg-Mitte, in the eastern part of Hamburg, Germany. In 2007, the population was 68,936, it was the second-most populous quarter.-History:Schifbeck, Öjendorff, Steinbeck and Schlem are the old settlements....

 quarter of the borough Hamburg-Mitte
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. In the South is the border to the Bergedorf
Bergedorf is the largest of the seven boroughs of Hamburg, Germany and a quarter within this borough. In 2006 the population of the borough was 118,942.-History:...


In Lohbrügge is the landscape conservation area Boberger dune.


In 2006, 38,343 people were living in Lohbrügge quarter. The population density was 2,939 people per km². 16.4% were children under the age of 18, and 24.8% were 65 years of age or older. 10.1% were immigrants. 2,045 people were registered as unemployed and 11,038 were employees subject to social insurance
Social insurance
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In 1999, there were 18,017 households out of which 20.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them and 39.1% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 1.02.

In 2006, 3,935 criminal offences were counted in Lohbrügge (103 crimes per 1000 people).

Population by year

The population is counted by the residential registration office for 31 December each year.
1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
36,144 35,987 35,929 36,239 36,291 36,314 36,676 36,498 36,611 36,349 35,945 35,808 36,031
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
36,763 37,165 37,583 37,764 38,093 38,082 38,343


The campus Bergedorf of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
The Hamburg University of Applied Sciences is an institution of higher education and applied research located in Hamburg, Germany. Formerly known as Fachhochschule Hamburg the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences was founded in 1970...

 is at the street Lohbrügger Kirchstr.

In 2006, there were 4 elementary schools and 6 secondary schools in the quarter Lohbrügge.

Health systems

A general hospital of the German Accident Prevention & Insurance Association (Berufsgenossenschaftliches Unfallkrankenhaus Boberg) with 470 beds in 8 departments is located in the street Bergedorfer Str. 10. The hospital has one of the few units for heavy-burned patients in northern Germany. The hospital has the capacity to dispatch emergency medical services. A rescue helicopter is operated in cooperation with the hospital. The hospital is a teaching hospital
Teaching hospital
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 for the University of Lübeck
University of Lübeck
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In 2006, 16 day care centers for children and also 51 physicians in private practice and 7 pharmacies existed in Lohbrügge.


Lohbrügge is serviced by the rapid transit
Rapid transit
A rapid transit, underground, subway, elevated railway, metro or metropolitan railway system is an electric passenger railway in an urban area with a high capacity and frequency, and grade separation from other traffic. Rapid transit systems are typically located either in underground tunnels or on...

 system of the city train
Hamburg S-Bahn
The Hamburg S-Bahn is a railway network for public rapid mass transit in the Hamburg Metropolitan Region. Together the S-Bahn, the Hamburg U-Bahn, the AKN railway and the regional railway form the backbone of railway public transport in the city and the surrounding area...

 (Lines S2 and S21) by Bergedorf station, which is situated directly at the boundary between Lohbrügge and Bergedorf. However the main part of the public transportation in the quarter itself and its surroundings is provided by buses.

In 2006, according to the Department of Motor Vehicles (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt), in the quarter were 14,478 private cars registered (380 cars/1000 people). There were 137 traffic accidents total, including 114 traffic accidents with damage to persons.

Near Lohbrügge is an exit of the Bundesautobahn 1 and the Bundesautobahn 25.

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