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Altstadt (Hamburg, Germany)


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    • Hamburg (Germany). Altstadt
    • Hamburg Altstadt (Hamburg, Germany)
    • Old Town (Hamburg, Germany)
    • Stadtteil Hamburg-Altstadt (Hamburg, Germany)
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    • found: Hamburg Altstadt, c2002:t.p. (Hamburg Altstadt) p. 7 (Altstadt)
    • found: GEOnet, July 3, 2002(Altstadt; section of PPL; 53°32ʹN, 10°1ʹE)
    • found: Baedeker, Deutschland, 1998:p. 354, under "Hamburg" (Altstadt)
    • found: Michelin, Deutschland, c1992:p. 135, under "Hamburg" (Altstadt)
    • found: Michelin, Germany, c1993:p. 152, under "Hamburg" (Old Town (Altstadt); this quarter is bounded by the Nikolaifleet, the Binnenhafen and the Zoll Canal)
    • found: Hamburg home page, via WWW, June 27, 2002(Hamburg-Altstadt; Stadtteil Hamburg-Altstadt)
    • found: St. Katharinen, 2013:pages 285-286 (Hamburg-Altstadt; the Katharinenkirche attempted early on to find several approaches that would help the development of the district [Katharinenviertel]; it invited residents, labor associations, contractors and developers to an exchange of ideas, after which there was agreement that more people also meant more employment and it would be important to maintain the character of the district by making it identifiable from without; the "Katharinenviertel" as its own district (existing officially only as a part of the Hamburg-Altstadt) had to be created)
    • found: German Wikipedia, Aug. 15, 2013:"Hamburg-Altstadt" (Hamburg-Altstadt; a city section in the district of Hamburg-Mitte, wherein is the central and historic core of the Free Hansastadt Hamburg; lies between Neustadt, HafenCity and St. Georg, its western section is a part of the Hamburg Innenstadt; the boundary with Neustadt to the west is Alsterfleet, to the south the Zollkanal, to the east and north the trackyards of the Verbindungsbahn; its is the oldest settlement area of Hamburg around the Cathedral plaza, destroyed by the Vikings in 845; the Katharinenkirche was established on the island of Grimm in 1256)
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    • [SUBJECT USAGE: This heading is not valid for use as a geographic subdivision.]
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    • 2002-07-03: new
    • 2013-09-01: revised
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