Reinbek
Town hall
Coat of arms
Location of Reinbek within Stormarn district
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Reinbek
Reinbek
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 (SPD)
Area
 • Total31.23 km2 (12.06 sq mi)
Elevation
27 m (89 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total27,950
 • Density890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
21465
Dialling codes040, 04104
Vehicle registrationOD
Websitewww.reinbek.de

Reinbek (German: [ˈʁaɪnbeːk] (About this soundlisten); probably from "Rainbek" = brook at the field margin; Northern Low Saxon: Reinbeek) 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 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.

Religion

Religious affiliation:

Important church communities

Sights

Castle of Reinbek
Castle of Reinbek

Transport

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

Twin towns – sister cities

See also: List of twin towns and sister cities in Germany

Reinbek is twinned with:[2]

Since 1974, Reinbek also cooperates with Padasjoki in Finland, and has friendly relations with its former twin town of Täby in Sweden.[2]

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2019 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).
  2. ^ a b "Städtepartnerschaft". reinbek.de (in German). Reinbek. Retrieved 2021-03-05.