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Harburg is a Boroughs and quarters of Hamburg#Boroughs, borough of the city of Hamburg, Germany. It is also the name of Harburg (quarter), Harburg quarter in the borough, which used to be the capital of the Harburg (district), Harburg district in Lower Saxony. The borough of Harburg lies on the southern banks of the river Elbe and covers parts of the port of Hamburg as well as residential and rural areas. It had a population of 169,221 as of 2020. History Until 1937 Harburg belonged to the Prussian Province of Hanover, where it served as the capital of the Harburg (district), Harburg district. In 1927 it was merged with the nearby city of Wilhelmsburg, Hamburg, Wilhelmsburg to form the city of Harburg-Wilhelmsburg. Following the Greater Hamburg Act, Harburg was incorporated into the city of Hamburg along with several other independent cities such as Altona, Hamburg, Altona. Despite its incorporation into Hamburg, Harburg continued to be the capital of the Hanoverian district of Ha ...
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Boroughs And Quarters Of Hamburg
The city of Hamburg in Germany ) , image_map = , map_caption = , map_width = 250px , capital = Berlin Berlin (; ) is the and by both area and population. Its 3,769,495 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2019 makes it the , according to population within city l ... is made up of seven borough A borough is an administrative division in various English language, English-speaking countries. In principle, the term ''borough'' designates a self-governing walled town, although in practice, official use of the term varies widely. History ...s (German: ''Bezirke'', also known as ''districts'' or ''administrative districts'') and subdivided into 104 quarters (German: ''Stadtteile''). Most of the quarters were former independent settlements. As of 2008 the areal organisation is regulated by the constitution of Hamburg and several laws. History The first official administrative divisions of Hamburg were the parishes of four churches, the St. Peter's, St. Catherin ...
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