Hamburg, Germany

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Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and its inhabitants claim it's the greatest one. It is split between two graticules.


Both graticules cover the independent city Hamburg as well as the "Länder" Schleswig-Holstein, Niedersachsen and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

West (latitude 53, longitude 9)[edit]

The graticule is split by the river Elbe. Except by boat or swimming you can only cross it via bridges or tunnels located in Hamburg. In the north is Schleswig-Holstein, south the river is Niedersachsen. In Niedersachsen there is the "Wildpark Lüneburger Heide", a nice national park. You can view the graticule with all Geohashes visited in Google Maps.

According to Land usage, the chance for your hash to fall into one of the following areas is:

74.21%	Fields
6.58%	Roads
5.95%	Forests
4.51%	Natural reserves
3.42%	Settlements
3.38%	Water
1.95%	Highways

East (latitude 53, longitude 10)[edit]

This graticule contains the eastern half of Hamburg, as well as the city "Lübeck", parts of Schleswig-Holstein and Niedersachsen and a small corner of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

According to Land usage, the chance for your hash to fall into one of the following areas is:

53.00%	Fields
16.95%	Natural reserves
15.04%	Forests
5.90%	Roads
3.95%	Settlements
3.63%	Highways
1.52%	Water

Local Geohashers[edit]

  • Hermann is bike powered, living in the west-end. Will try to reach every hash between the river Elbe and "Pinneberg".
  • Arnew is bike/hvv powered, living central. Will try to reach at least one hash ;).
  • Knuff is hvv/feet powered, living cental, not being gps-powered at the moment, will trying to be... somewhere, someday :)
  • Pne is HVV powered, living in Harburg, has only visited one hash so far, is unlikely to be very active. Possibly only Saturday meetups.
  • Wluut is car/hvv powered, living in Harburg, will try to reach hashes, if not too busy.
  • TheXenoreal are actually two people who are car/bike/feet powered.
  • Bierhefe is bike/feet/HVV/car powered, now living in Buchholz.
  • mtu is a HVV/bike powered student of physics living in Hamburg enthusiastic about geohashing.
  • areghoi is a HVV/feet/"Friends with Cars" powered hasher from West-Hamburg and just did his first geohash!!!
  • Hascha is a HVV/feet/Bike/Car powered hasher living in Elmshorn and has just discovered Geohashing (haven't done any yet)
  • Koryu lives in Hamburg, will also geohash in the graticules in Schleswig-Holstein. Car available.
  • Karl_77 is HVV/feet/bike powered. He moved here from the southof Germany and is looking for fellow Geohashers for expeditions near Hamburg.

Planned Geohashes[edit]

Reached Geohashes[edit]

-most recent on top-

Special Hashpoints[edit]

The 2009-01-09 hashpoint (west) can bee watched live via webcam!