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Berlin, east

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    Berlin was founded in the early thirteenth century as the capital of Brandenburg and from 1701 it served as the capital of Prussia. As a result of its position on the main transportation route in the center of Prussia, the city became an industrial and commercial hub during the eighteenth century. Between 1830 and 1860 the population of Berlin doubled as a result of migration from the rural provinces. Berlin reached its apex of growth in 1939 just prior to the Second World War. After the Second World War, the city was partitioned into East and West Berlin and in 1961 a wall was built to prevent movement between the two German republics. In 1989, that wall was demolished when the two German republics united with Berlin as capital of Germany. Partition greatly affected the demographics of the city. The population of post-partition East Berlin initially decreased and then stabilized, whereas West Berlin experienced a steady decline in population that continued until reunification. A new unified Berlin is expecte

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Berlin, Germany
Berlin, east

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Berlin, Germany

  GENERAL INFORMATION
Berlin was founded in the early thirteenth century as the capital of Brandenburg and from 1701 it served as the…

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Berlin
Berlin, east

Transportation

Berlin

TRANSPORTATION
Situated more or less in the center of northern Europe, Berlin is easily reached by plane, train, automobile.
Currently 3…

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