Reinbek (probably from "Rainbek" = brook at the field margin) is a town located in Stormarn district in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein within the metropolitan region of Hamburg. It is accessed by the A1 and the A24 autobahn and federal highway 5.

Reinbek
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Reinbek
Coat of arms
Location of Reinbek within Stormarn district
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Reinbek is located in Germany
Reinbek
Reinbek
Reinbek is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Reinbek
Reinbek
Coordinates: 53°30′32″N 10°14′54″E / 53.50889°N 10.24833°E / 53.50889; 10.24833Coordinates: 53°30′32″N 10°14′54″E / 53.50889°N 10.24833°E / 53.50889; 10.24833
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictStormarn
Subdivisions6
Government
 • MayorBjörn Warmer
Area
 • Total31.23 km2 (12.06 sq mi)
Elevation
27 m (89 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total27,649
 • Density890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
21465
Dialling codes040, 04104
Vehicle registrationOD
Websitewww.reinbek.de

Reinbek was first mentioned in 1226, the city rights were given in 1952. The town is located at the river Bille which was dammed up here to form a mill pond.

ReligionEdit

Religious affiliation:

  • 44% Protestant
  • 9% Catholic
  • 22% other religious groups
  • 26% without religious affiliation

Important church communitiesEdit

International relationsEdit

Reinbek is twinned with:

BuildingsEdit

 
Castle of Reinbek
  • 16th-century castle in Dutch renaissance style.

TransportationEdit

Reinbek station is serviced by the rapid transit system of the Hamburg S-Bahn. Public transport is also provided by buses.

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2018 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).

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