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|• Mayor||Björn Warmer (SPD)|
|• Total||31.23 km2 (12.06 sq mi)|
|Elevation||27 m (89 ft)|
|• Density||890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Dialling codes||040, 04104|
Reinbek (German: [ˈʁaɪnbeːk] (listen); 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.
Reinbek station is serviced by the rapid transit system of the Hamburg S-Bahn. Public transport is also provided by buses.
Reinbek is twinned with:
Since 1974, Reinbek also cooperates with Padasjoki in Finland, and has friendly relations with its former twin town of Täby in Sweden.