Again, OpenStreetMap to the rescue: it has a whole tag scheme related to public transport services. Pointers:
ÖPNVKarte (German, real domain [öpnvkarte.de] contains an umlaut, openbusmap.org is just a proxy domain) has a nice rendered world map, showing airport, train stations, rails, buses, subways, trams, ... worldwide (with varying degrees of coverage, ...
For Germany, you may be interested in this paper, which comes with downloadable data. The data describe individual crimes against refugees (no aggregates) in 2014 and 2015. Latitude and longitude of the crime scene are included.
It's much too early to carry out this analysis today. As you say, the 40 weeks period has just passed by. You should not expect the data to be ready in real-time. I am even surprised that you have already found data for 2014. I had a quick look at the two authoritative sources for this kind of data.
At the time of writing this answer, Destatis, the Federal ...
Some information on public transportation in Berlin
Recently (Nov. 2015), the Deutsche Bahn AG released some data on its infrastructure:
Just found the Overview of the Allensbach Institute, which has data at least for the current legislative period. The data can be easily scraped, see for example my R script.
This helps a bit, but if you have another answer, I will accept and upvote yours.
For German daily data, start here at the Deutschewettersdienst website.
Open the file KL_Tageswerte_Beschreibung_Stationen.txt to find a station with data for the location and time ...
For Berlin you can get data from the Berlin OpenData Portal: https://daten.berlin.de/
Here is the Dataset with the Buildings: https://daten.berlin.de/datensaetze/alkis-berlin-geb%C3%A4ude-wfs
At this moment the Link looks broken, but i found this WFS Service, which should contain the same data:
The GeoPortal Deutschland has a list of sources from which to pull GIS data.
A first stop might be Open Data
Berlin's FIS-Broker provides a pretty nice dataset. If you are not German speaking the word you are looking for: Straßenverkehrszählung or Verkehrsmengen.
try this one for postal codes: http://www.suche-postleitzahl.org/downloads?download=plz-gebiete.shp.zip
Concerning the cities, I would prefer Geofabrik: http://download.geofabrik.de/europe.html
Please note that PLZ-geodata is the property of Deutsche Post, changing every year its geometries (but only little parts of it) and selling it at a price - so you ...
I came across an overview of employees (including demographics such as gender and migratory background) provided by the employment agency. Unfortunately one needs to pay 36 EUR to get it. Please check the following Excel for more details.
And there is another source that might be even more helpful. Check https://www.regionalstatistik.de. The topic number 12 ...
@Philsheim points out the very useful weather data discussed in 1945 (spring) daily weather Germany
Sadly, it looks like data for Weiden in that set only goes back to 1947, as do most nearby weather records. The closest seems to be Gößweinstein (site 1689); it's at 49.8N, 11.3E compared to Weiden's 49.7N, 12.18E. So same latitude, but almost a full degree ...
Aswath Damodaran, Professor at Stern School of Business at New York University, has been compiling information on major corporations since 1998. His EU dataset contains data on 6,000 EU public corporations, including those in Germany.
Quandl has free datasets on current and historical stock ...
There is a category called "Deutscher" (German) in the German Wikipedia that is accessible with the help of the German DBpedia and contains more than 191000 pages. You could query DBpedia for pages that have a link to this category with the wikiPageWikiLink relation and filter for living people by looking up if their DBpedia page contains a death date or not,...
The US NGA/GNS Server contains geographic datasets for every country in the world. It does not contain shapefiles, but does have area centroids for at least:
Capitals (both country and administrative divisions).
Other Populated Localities.
Although it's not documented, when clicking on a link for a CSV, I noticed that you can use the endpoint as your own API.
So if we deconstruct the URL, we can create filters to pass to the web ...
In Germany there is an initiative called "Freifunk", which sets up free wifi networks everywhere. At the moment (August 2015) there are about 17K hotspots. There is a map showing all (public) hotspots and there are some APIs to get the data.
The advantage of Freifunk is that it doesn't require a registration and it's uncensored.
Why wouldn't it be?
You can take pictures of people in public and post them online legally in the U.S..
A better question around this topic is:
"What are you planning to do with an open face recognition database of public people/celebrities?"
And an even better question for this topic:
"Are your plans involving creating an open face recognition ...
The IMDB data dump contains theater release dates (warning, 46MB file):
Unfortunately this is only cinema releases, and won't include TV showings or DVD releases. To get TV releases, the data source will probably be TV-specific.
Access to microdata (and block level data) from the 2011 Census in Germany is subject to some restrictions.
Microdata is only available via an on-site access in a "Research Data Center". Access to the data costs 250 EUR and has to be for scientific purposes. You have to be affiliated with a "scientific institution", and this institution has to be ...
Although this database doesn't specify per city/state, it contains information on crimes in Germany overall including homicide, kidnappings, robbery, assault - check out the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime database on Quandl. Search for "Germany" within the database to see the stats for Germany. Or, actually, you can also try this link directly: ...
It seems that the puzzle pieces to answer your question are available at https://ergebnisse.zensus2011.de/?locale=en#StaticContent:00,BEV_11_1,m,table
It gives you population, by age and gender, for all of Deutschland as well as by Land, Administrative region, and District. Data is as of 2011.
The site allows an export as XLS and CSV too
If you're looking specifically for a small region in the European interior, you're going to need model simulations at the regional scale. For that I'd suggest checking out the CCAFS Downscaled Climate Change data portal: http://www.ccafs-climate.org/data/
The data offered there are 30-year monthly normalizations of most every AR4 and AR5 climate models and ...
The website http://www.openstreetmaps.org contains all of this information, though you might have to figure out what boundaries you want exactly (some documentation here: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:border_type)
Two examples of borders:
After I posted my answer I found a previous, more extensive answer to this question
GADM provides maps of countries at three levels of detail. Go to the web site, click the download tab, then use the pull-down menu to select Germany. There are several formats for the data. I usually use the shape files that have three levels ...
Thanks to @Trevor-J-Smith (on GIS SE) I've found this publication in Nature's Scientific Data :
Karger, Dirk Nikolaus, Olaf Conrad, Jürgen Böhner, Tobias Kawohl, Holger Kreft, Rodrigo Wilber Soria-Auza, Niklaus E. Zimmermann, H. Peter Linder, et Michael Kessler. 2017. « Climatologies at High Resolution for the Earth’s Land Surface Areas ». Scientific Data 4 (...
It's mentioned in the comments, but in addition to google maps geocoding API, you can use Nominatim geocoding from OSM.
Here's an example query based on latitude and longitude:
which resolves to this address: