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Eichwalde

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Country  Germany
District  Dahme-Spreewald
Postal codes  15732
Area  2.8 km²
Local time  Wednesday 12:40 AM
Dialling code  030
State  Brandenburg
Time zone  CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Dialling codes  030
Population  6,114 (31 Dec 2008)
Postal code  15732
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Weather  3°C, Wind SW at 6 km/h, 81% Humidity

Eichwalde is a municipality of the Dahme-Spreewald district in Brandenburg, Germany, situated at the southeastern Berlin city limits. With 2.8 km² (1.1 sq mi) it is the smallest Brandenburg municipality by area, while its population density is the second highest (after Glienicke/Nordbahn).

Contents

Map of 15732 Eichwalde, Germany

History

The land settlement of Eichwalde was founded on March 20, 1893.

Museen

The Old Firestation is a cultural center of the town. In the building many concerts, exhibitions, readings and other cultural events are organized by the local Freundeskreis Alte Feuerwache e.V. (Circle of friends of the Old Fire Station) take place.

Music

  • The last remaining Parabrahm pipe organ (constructed in 1908) of the world
  • Buildings

  • Center of Eichwalde with an impressing ensemble of buildings from the time of the founding of Eichwalde, for example the Humboldt-Gymnasium (Humboldt High School) and the Alte Feuerwache (Old Fire Station)
  • Churches: Catholic (St. Anthony, neo-Roman style), Protestant/Lutheran (neo-Gothic style), Methodist (Eben Ezer), New Apostolic, Landeskirchliche Gemeinschaft
  • Water tower
  • Monuments of nature

  • Friedenseiche (Oak of Peace) => Symbol of the Town
  • Videogames

  • "Overwatch" Based one of their maps named "Eichenwalde" on this city. It's the hometown of the game's german hero, Reinhardt
  • Traffic

  • Public transport: Berlin S-Bahn Station Eichwalde
  • Airport: Berlin-Schönefeld International Airport
  • Famous people

  • Sonja Ziemann, Actress
  • Karl-Eduard von Schnitzler, Television Host
  • Alida Kurras, Winner of the Second Season of German Big Brother (TV series), Television Host
  • References

    Eichwalde Wikipedia


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