Winterhude is a quarter in the borough Hamburg-Nord
Hamburg-Nord is one of the seven boroughs of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, in north-western Germany...

 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...

, Germany
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. In 2007 the population was 48,799.


Winterhude was first mentioned in the 13th century, but archeological findings of tools, weapons and grave-mound
A tumulus is a mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves. Tumuli are also known as barrows, burial mounds, Hügelgrab or kurgans, and can be found throughout much of the world. A tumulus composed largely or entirely of stones is usually referred to as a cairn...

s were dated in 1700 bC and 700 bC.

During World War II
World War II
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 the port of Hamburg and therefore Winterhude were targets of the air raids
An air strike is an attack on a specific objective by military aircraft during an offensive mission. Air strikes are commonly delivered from aircraft such as fighters, bombers, ground attack aircraft, attack helicopters, and others...

 of the so called Operation Gomorrah
Bombing of Hamburg in World War II
The Allied bombing of Hamburg during World War II included numerous strategic bombing missions and diversion/nuisance raids. As a large port and industrial center, Hamburg's shipyards, U-boat pens, and the Hamburg-Harburg area oil refineries were attacked throughout the war...



In 2006 according to the statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, the Winterhude quarter has a total area of 7.6 km². To the north is the Alsterdorf
Alsterdorf is a quarter in the Hamburg-Nord borough of the Hamburg, Germany. The name has its origin after the river Alster which become later the dams Außenalster and Binnenalster in the center of Hamburg...

 quarter and the Barmbek-Nord quarter is in the east. In the west are the Eppendorf
Eppendorf, Hamburg
Eppendorf is one of thirteen quarters in the Hamburg-Nord borough of Hamburg, Germany, and lies north of the Außenalster. In 2007 the population was 23,021.-History:...

 and the Harvestehude quarters and in the south are the Uhlenhorst and Barmbek-Süd quarters.

In Winterhude is the city park Hamburg (Hamburger Stadtpark).


In 2007, the population of the Winterhude quarter was 48,799. The population density was 6439 PD/sqkm. 10.6% were children under the age of 18, and 15% were 65 years of age or older. 11,8% were immigrants. 1,684 people were registered as unemployed. In 1999, there were 31,732 households, and 60.4% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 1.61.

Population by year
1709 1810 1811 1834 1838
100 238 242 325 380

1939 1950 1961 1970 1980
65,937 90,623 79,235 61,899 50,787

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
47,225 46,988 47,236 47,767 48,404 49,460 49,449 49,819 49,040 49,192 48,536 48,536 48,756
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
48,653 48,469 48,421 48,610 48,532 48,602 49,018 48,799

In 2007 there were 4,622 criminal offences (95/1000 people).


In 2006 there were 6 elementary schools and 3 secondary schools in the Winterhude quarter with 3,959 pupils.


In 1956 established, the Consulate-General
Consul (representative)
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 of the Republic of Indonesia
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 is located in the quarter. The Consulate-General of the Islamic Republic of Iran
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 was establisched in 1858 and is also located in the street Bebelallee.

Health systems

The hospital Israelitisches Krankenhaus has 180 beds.

There were 32 day-care centers for children, 156 physicians in private practice and 16 pharmacies.


Winterhude 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 underground railway
Hamburg U-Bahn
The Hamburg U-Bahn is a rapid transit system serving the cities of Hamburg, Norderstedt and Ahrensburg in Germany. Although technically an underground, most of the system's track length is above ground. The network is interconnected with the city's S-Bahn system, which also has underground...

with several stations: Sierichstraße, Borgweg und Saarlandstraße (line U3), Hudtwalkerstraße and Lattenkamp (line U1) . According to the Department of Motor Vehicles (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt), in the quarter Winterhude were 15,992 private cars registered (328 cars/1000 people).
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