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Map of Kladow in Berlin
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Map of Kladow in Berlin

Kladow is the southernmost district of the Borough of Spandau in Berlin. A borough is a local government administrative subdivision used in the Canadian province of Quebec, in some states of the United States, and formerly in New Zealand. ... For the 1980s New Wave group, see Spandau Ballet. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


The district of Kladow is bordered by the District of Gatow to the north, by the Havel to the east and southeast, and by the State of Brandenburg to the west and south west. In Brandenburg are the neighboring villages of Sacrow and Groß-Glienicke. With around 11,500 residents, Kladow has managed to keep its village character, even though it is a part of the German capital. Berlin-Gatow, a district of south-western Berlin is located west of the Havelsee lake and has forested areas within its boundaries. ... For the Biblical Havel, see Abel. ... Surrounding but excluding the national capital Berlin, Brandenburg is one of Germanys sixteen Bundesländer (federal states). ...

The Village Church
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The Village Church

Kladow was first mentioned as Clodow in 1267, which makes it the oldest section of Spandau. An intesive settlement of what had previously been farming villages began in the early 19th century. At the border of Greater Berlin, Kladow was annexed into Spandau in 1920. Kladow airport was built from 1934 to 1935. After the war, it was merged into Gatow Airport, which made it, along with Tempelhof and Tegel, one of the three airports helped the Allies make the Berlin Airlift possible. For broader historical context, see 1260s and 13th century. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Known for most of its operational life as RAF Gatow, this former airfield is in the district of Gatow in south-western Berlin, west of the Havelsee lake, in the borough of Spandau. ... Tempelhof Central Airport (IATA: THF, ICAO: EDDI) a. ... Tegel International Airport (IATA: TXL, ICAO: EDDT) (often shortened to Tegel) is an airport in Berlin, Germany. ... When spelt with a capital A, Allies usually denotes the countries supporting the Triple Entente who fought together against the Central Powers in World War I and against the Axis Powers in World War II. For more information, see the related articles: Allies of World War I and Allies of... The Soviet Union blocked Western rail and road access to West Berlin from June 24, 1948 - May 11, 1949. ...


Today, Kladow describes itself as a village in a city of millions. Buildings such as the Gut Neukladow (1800) and the Village Church (1818) date back to the 17th and 18th centuries. Admittedly, there are many new housing estates, such as the Finnenhaussiedlung errected in 1959/60. The newest housing estate in the area is the former Gatow Airport (a great part of which once again belongs to Kladow) is the so-called Landstadt for civil servants. Most of the building sites are still availible due to a lack of demand. With the dedication of a new shopping center (The Cladow-Center), life has partially moved out from the village's center. But this area still offers a rich, long-established selection of stores and restaurants.-1... 1818 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... A civil servant or public servant is a civilian career public_sector employee working for a government department or agency. ...

Kossätenhaus Sakrower Kirchweg 6/8
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Kossätenhaus Sakrower Kirchweg 6/8

Kladow is well connected to the rest of Berlin with the Berlin Metro system. It was already connected by bus in 1924, and today with the Express Bus Line (X34) one can reach the city center in around 45 minutes. In addition the Ferry Line F10 goes daily between Kladow and Wannsee. 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Wannsee is both a linked pair of lakes in southwestern Berlin, Germany and the name of the borough in which they can be found. ...


Potsdam is around 40 away by bus, but with a car it can take only 30 minutes to reach the Brandenburg's capital. Potsdam is the capital city of the state of Brandenburg in Germany. ...


In Kladow, there are two primary schools, the Hans Carossa Gymnasium, and a free Waldorf school, the Eugen Kolisko School. A gymnasium is a type of school of secondary education in parts of Europe. ... Waldorf Schools (also known as Steiner schools) state as their mission educating the whole child, with a strong emphasis on balancing the childs natural stages of development with creativity and academic excellence. ...


References

  • The information in this article is based on that in its German equivalent.

External links

  • ((German)) Berlin-Kladow
  • ((German)) Kladower Chronical
  • ((German)) Pictures of Kladow
  • ((German)) Eugen Kolisko School

 
 

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