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Area: 61.74 km²
Inhabitants: 257.324 (Statistisches Landesamt Berlin, 2002)
Population density: 4.168 inhabitants per km²
Website: official homepage in German
Mayor of Borough: Dagmar Pohle (PDS, now Die Linke)
Parliament of Borough BVV: Linke.PDS 22, SPD 15, CDU 7, NPD 3, Grüne 3, FDP 3, WASG 2 (last election 2006)

Marzahn-Hellersdorf is one of the 12 new boroughs of Berlin. It was created in 2001 when the old boroughs of Marzahn and Hellersdorf were merged (joined together).

Marzahn-Hellersdorf is in northeast Berlin. It has borders with Lichtenberg in the west, Treptow-Köpenick in the south and the state of Brandenburg in the east and north.

The borough contains of five former villages: Biesdorf, Hellersdorf, Kaulsdorf, Mahlsdorf and Marzahn, which became part of Berlin in 1920.


Marzahn-Hellersdorf has several twin towns:

Coordinates: 52°32′23″N, 13°35′03″E

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