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Hamburg-Harburg is a borough of the city Hamburg. It covers about 161 km² (21% of the area of Hamburg), and has a population of 196.000.

Until 1937 Harburg was an independent city, capital of the prussian district Harburg. Due to the Groß-Hamburg-Gesetz (Greater Hamburg Act) Harburg together with other cities like Altona was incorported into the city Hamburg.

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