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Governing Mayor of Berlin, Klaus Wowereit

Berlin in Brief

“Berlin in Brief” gives you clear and concise information on an exciting city. Since the fall of the Wall on 9 November 1989, the city has undergone rapid and dramatic change. And as Germany’s capital, it is the seat of the German parliament and government.
We hope that “Berlin in Brief” will pique your curiosity about this exciting city in the heart of Europe and help you to get started exploring. Enjoy your virtual trip to Berlin!

Klaus Wowereit, Governing Mayor of Berlin

Life in Berlin

Life in Berlin

People from all over the world meet in Berlin.   more »

Politics and the constitution

Politics and the constitution

The fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989 ended the division of the city.   more »

History

History

The first documentary reference to the city dates from 1237.    more »

Business and finance

Business and finance

The city is being transformed into a service economy.   more »

Culture, education, and science

Culture, education, and science

Berlin is Germany’s cultural metropolis.   more »

Contact

The Governing Mayor of Berlin
- Senate Chancellery -

Jüdenstr. 1
10178 Berlin

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