as borough (also Stadtgeviert) one designates a part of a city.

A borough is a visible, frequently only from some road courses existing, social reference system, which distinguishes itself ago both spatially/geographically and from the social or ethnical structure of its inhabitants of other boroughs.An official fixing of the boundaries does not exist thereby usually. The area is defined by its inhabitants and is independent of the area of a quarter or an urban district.

Such boroughs have regionally different designations:

special quarter

many boroughs to have a special character, which reflects itself in usual names, among them

the going out quarters andOld town quarters of many cities carry names.


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