Berlin

Berlin is Germany's capital and co-extensive with the Land of Berlin, one of the 16 federal states that make up the Federal Republic of Germany. With a population of 3.5 million, Berlin is Germany's biggest city.

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, literally meaning "the middle" and being a contraction of Stadtmitte, contains the historical heart of Berlin and represents in many ways the real center of the city. Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a trendy, bohemian, artsy area that consists of Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain, Prenzlauer Berg, Wedding and Gesundbrunnen. Photo: El passs, Public domain.

is the heart of former West Berlin and even after reunification it represents the main retail center of Berlin — all the best and most expensive shops are located here. Photo: Meho29, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in the South-East of Berlin. As is common for place-names in the area, the "ow" is pronounced like a long slightly more open German o.

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The East is a district of Berlin. It consists of the boroughs Pankow, Lichtenberg, Hohenschönhausen, Marzahn and Hellersdorf. Photo: Dellex, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the sixth borough of Berlin, formed in Berlin's 2001 administrative reform by merging the former boroughs of Steglitz and Zehlendorf. Photo: Pedelecs, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The North of Berlin consists of the boroughs of Spandau and Reinickendorf. Photo: GPSLeo, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Central South of Berlin includes Photo: Brücke-Osteuropa, CC0.

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Tourist attraction
The is an 18th-century neoclassical monument in Berlin, built on the orders of Prussian king Frederick William II after the temporary restoration of order during the Batavian Revolution. is situated 2½ km southwest of Berlin. Photo: Der Wolf im Wald, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Battlefield
The , designated the Berlin Strategic Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union, and… is situated 2½ km southwest of Berlin. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

Tourist attraction
The Berliner Fernsehturm or is a television tower in central Berlin, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
, literally meaning "the middle" and being a contraction of Stadtmitte, contains the historical heart of Berlin and represents in many ways the real center of the city. Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is a locality within the borough of Mitte, in central Berlin. is situated 4 km southwest of Berlin. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Locality
[About this sound]Dorotheenstadt is a historic zone or neighbourhood of central Berlin, , which forms part of the locality of within the borough also called Mitte. is situated 1½ km southwest of Berlin.

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