|Water code||DE : 273651512|
|location||Wuppertal , North Rhine-Westphalia , Germany|
|Drain over||Wupper → Rhine → North Sea|
|source||In the village of Wolfshahn in Wuppertal
|muzzle||In Wuppertal- Elberfeld in the Wupper
|Height difference||143 m|
|Bottom slope||59 ‰|
|Catchment area||2.32 km²|
Location and topography
The Hatzenbeck rises at 305 meters above sea level. NN in the village of Wolfshahn in the residential area of Grifflenberg . It flows north-west to Ravensberger Straße and follows it downhill past the Bergische Universität in a north-east direction. After the tributary of the Edelweißbach, the Hatzenbeck flows verdolt below the Cronenberger Straße (Landesstraße 427), the Straße Steinbeck and the Südstraße through the Wuppertal Südstadt . It crosses under the Steinbeck train station and flows below Alsenstrasse to the Wupper , where after approx. 2.4 kilometers at 141 meters above sea level. NN. flows out.
The lower course was called Steinbach or Steinbeck in earlier times. The three courtyards Obere, Middle and Untere Steinbeck were already occupied by the expanding urban area around Steinbeck train station in the second half of the 19th century.
- German basic map 1: 5000
- River Area Geoinformation System of the Wupper Association (FluGGS Wupper)