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Surface area of Berlin


Berlin ...... is the capitel of the Federal Republic of GermanyIt's metropolitan area forms one of the most important urban centers in Germanyand Europe.... is with1/4 forests & parksa green oasis.... is with nearly1/10 lakes, rivers & canalsa capital with a large percentage of areas used for leisureand recreation which are natural habitat for animals andplants.MunichFrankfurtam MainStuttgart... is as large as the cities ofMunich, Stuttgart &Frankfurt am Mainall put together.... is divided into12 districtsincluding inherently different neighborhoods which are cha-racterized by broad diversity.234 km45 km38 km... covers roughly892 km²(total area).(Source: Berlin-Brandenburg Statistics Office, 2009)
  • With a total area of approximately 892 km², Berlin is as large as the cities of Munich, Stuttgart and Frankfurt am Main all put together.
  • The city comprises 12 districts, each composed of neighborhoods and centers with entirely different characters.
  • One quarter of Berlin's area is covered by forests and parks and nearly a tenth of the city's area is covered by lakes, rivers and canals.
  • Berlin is both a city-state and the capital of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its metropolitan area forms one of the most important urban centers in Germany and Europe.

Land use at a glance

1,6 %Other uses6,7 %Water18,4 %Forest4,3 %Agricultural14,9 %Traffic zones12,0 %Recreational space41,5 %Buildings andopen space0,6 %Industry(Source: Statistics for the City of Berlin, 2016)
Geographic locationGeographic center - Berlin City Hall (Berliner Rathaus)
Latitude 52° 31' 12" N Longitude 13° 24' 36" E
Apparent local time6 minutes, 22 seconds behind Central European Time
12:00 pm CET = 11:53:38 pm Apparent Local Time in Berlin
Length of the city border234 km
Widest point45 km along the east-west axis 
38 km along the north south axis

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