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Berlin Capital City

Information about Berlin, the capital city of the Federal Republic of Germany.
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Berlin is a dynamic and creative capital where tradition and innovation coexist in a climate of freedom. Germany's largest city offers a myriad of opportunities in areas such as media, culture, development, science and industry.



Berlin in Brief

"Berlin in brief" offers information about the city in the heart of Europe. Learn more about the German Capital, its culture, its inhabitants, politics, business and finance. more »

Berlin Facts & Figures

The Berlin State Statistical Office publishes facts and figures which provide an overview about several aspects of Berlin, including geographical data, information about the population, the economy, infrastructure, education and tourism. more »
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History of Berlin

Founded in the 13th century, Berlin has had an eventful history. Almost no other metropolis has experienced such frequent, radical change transforming the face of the city. Although Berlin saw steady growth in its importance, dazzling epochs alternated with darker eras. With the unification of Germany on the 3rd of October 1990 it became the capital of the Federal Republic of Germany. more »

Culture, Education, Science

Since the days of Friedrich the Great in the 18th century, Berlin has regarded itself as a city of knowledge and culture. Learn more about one of Europe’s most important regions for research, its traditional and modern culture from the Prussian Cultural Heritage til the creative alternative scene. more »
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Building the Future 

The change that Berlin has gone through during the last decade did create new city areas. Newly constructed houses and business districts need new infrastructure as well. But modern urban planning and building nowadays needs more: Berlin's construction policies are aimed at removing barriers of persons with disabilities. And with its roots in urban development and energy policy, ecological building is a central element of sustainable policy in Berlin. more » 

Agenda 21 - Sustainability in Berlin 

The Agenda Forum is a combination of representatives from social groups and organizations who advise or formulate the "Local Agenda 21" for Berlin in dialogue with government and city administration. The Berlin Agenda 21 is Berlin's future program of sustainable development. more » 
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Berlin in dialogue: The Asia-Pacific Forum Berlin e.V. (APFB) 

Numerous enterprises, institutions and individuals have come together within the APFB in order to reach out to one another. Here, at the heart of collaborative activity joining Europe and Asia, they are learning from one another and taking up new ideas that contribute to the development of a common network. The Asia-Pacific Forum Berlin is dedicated to promoting the trend-setting potentialities emanating today from the spheres of business, society, culture and scholarship more » 
Berlins Partnercities around the World

Berlin's International Relations

Berlin has ties to many different parts of the world. Learn more about the partnerships with 17 cities, Berlin’s current international activities and its cooperations with projects around the world. more »
Source: BerlinOnline
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Over 25 Accor hotels in Berlin

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Accor welcomes you to over 25 modern and unique hotels in Berlin. Enjoy the special ambience and hospitality for a small price e.g. at Mercure, Novotel, ibis... more »

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New Year's Eve

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Party on! Get tickets for the most spectacular New Year's Eve 2014 celebrations in Berlin. more »

Bed & Breakfast in Berlin

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DDR Museum - Berlin's interactive museum 

DDR Museum
A hands-on experience of history: What was life like under socialism, between the Wall and State Security, nudism and Spreewald gherkins? more » 

Events & Festivals in Berlin

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Events and festivals in Berlin: Highlights of the Berlin culture programme, tips for theater, opera, concerts, movies, trade fairs and more »

Ticket Search in English

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Photo Galleries in German

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Pictures of sights, monuments, places of interest and more »