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Berlin, Germany

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Berlin, Germany
Vegetation
Berlin's area of vegetation is a mixed forest. (Mostly of Birch & Sand Pine Trees)
Since Germany is a somewhat in the central of Europe, so its vegetation isn't different from other neighboring countries.
Now there is still a high count of vegetation in Germany, but about one-fifth of the total land area has man-made houses, buildings and etc.
Location
Berlin is located in the northeastern part of Germany.
The city of Berlin covers an area of about 344 sq. miles.
Longitude and Latitude: 52°31'N & 13°23'E
Physical Features
Berlin is a part of a marshy woodland and within a part of the northern european plain.
The Spree River runs through the city.
Berlin is built on mainly sandy glacial soil with a forest-rimmed lakes.
About 1/3 of the Greater Berlin area is covered by different types of trees, lakes and beaches.
Population Density
Economic Activity- Before
Berlin's economic activity has been affected through the years by the city's changing political government.
Berlin was once a major manufacturing city. But during the Cold War the city suffered economically.
During the Cold War, West Germany gotten separated from East Germany and East Germany suffered from businesses fled to the West and from poor government decisions.
Since West Germany and East Germany joined together again, the city's economic activity has increased.
Climate
Berlin has a warm and cold climate that changes during the seasons meaning that it has warm summers (70-80°F), and cold winters.(30-40°F)
The city gets a lot of rainfall throughout the year.
Light snowfall occurs from December through March.
By: Brianna Plesz
Facts about the city:
Before we talk about Berlin, here is a few things that you should know.
Berlin is Germany's largest city and one of its 16 states. (So its the capital, largest city and a state of Germany)
The second largest city in the European Union within its city limits.
The seventh most populated urban area in the European Union.
It was the capital of the Kingdom of Prussia(1701–1918), the German Empire (1871–1918), the Weimar Republic (1919–1933) and the Third Reich (1933–1945) so it has a very long history.
The Berlin Flag
The Bear Territory
Berlin
Photo of the Grunewald Forest in Grunewald, Berlin, Germany
Photo of the Spree River
Sources:
http://www.worldweatheronline.com/Berlin-weather-averages/Berlin/DE.aspx
http://www.berlin.de/en/
http://www.mapsofworld.com/thematic-maps/world-natural-vegetation.htm
http://maps.howstuffworks.com/germany-natural-vegetation-map.htm
http://www.visitberlin.de/en/article/numbers-facts
http://www.aviewoncities.com/berlin/berlinfacts.htm
http://www.aviewoncities.com/berlin/berlinattractions.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berlin
Post Garden near the Victory Column in the winter time
The Berlin Wall in the summer time
Birch trees that are found in the Greater Berlin area
The capital city of Germany has a population of 3.5 million.
There are about 3,800 Berlin residents to every square kilometer, which is the highest amount of people per sq. kilometer for any German city.
Berlin has been called the "Capital of Poverty", because not in any other State of Germany so many people are living on welfare benefits.
The reason for why so many people are living on welfare is that the capital city has one of the lowest income per. person out of all of the populated areas in Germany.
But Berlins economy has taken a large growth.
Now, the government has sectors of fast-growing jobs: some of the areas of work are communications, life sciences, media and music, advertising and design, environmental services, transportation and medical engineering.
Economic Activity- Now
- Air Berlin is Germany's second largest airline and its main headquarters is in Berlin.
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Tourism
Berlin is a very popular city, yearly it gets about 135 million visitors. Which ranks it 3rd Place of the most-visited city destinations in the European Union.
The city has over 40 attractions to visit.
The most popular ones to visit are: 1. Brandenburg Gate 2. Reichstag 3. Berlin Wall
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