Berlin is Germany's capital and the capital of 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, but the area arguably has a bigger metro area population.

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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.

is a trendy, bohemian, artsy area that consists of Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain, Prenzlauer Berg, Wedding and Gesundbrunnen.

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.


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

The North of Berlin consists of the boroughs of Spandau and Reinickendorf.

The East is a district of Berlin. It consists of the boroughs Pankow, Lichtenberg, Hohenschönhausen, Marzahn and Hellersdorf.

The Central South of includes Tempelhof was a district of Berlin until the 2001 fusion with Schöneberg, which was mostly done for administrative reasons.

is the Southwesternmost part of is a district in the southwest of Berlin.

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  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  3,610,000
  • Postal code:  10967
  • IATA airport code:  BER
  • Latitude:  52° 31' 7.1" (52.5186°) north
  • Longitude:  13° 22' 33.7" (13.376°) east
  • Elevation:  74 meters (243 feet)
  • Neighbors:  and
  • Wikidata:  Berlin
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Berlin

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