Berlin Neighborhoods

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Charlottenburg, Charlottenburg-Nord, Westend, Grunewald, Schmargendorf, Halensee, Wilmersdorf

Inhabitants: 341,392 | Area: 6,469 ha of space

​​Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf is a traditional western city borough with a large proportion of water and forest areas. The nice living quarters provide high-quality housing opportunities. The borough features noble townhouses in the vicinity of the Kurfürstendamm and the mansion colony in Grunewald.
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Friedrichshain, Kreuzberg

Inhabitants: 289,787 | Area: 2,040 ha of space

​The central borough of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg is well known for its liveliness, diversity and creativity. Located on both sides of the Spree, it is considered to be one of Berlin’s youngest boroughs. The hip district at the interface of east and west provides more and more attractive living quarters for the middle class.
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Karlshorst, Lichtenberg, Falkenberg, Malchow, Wartenberg, Neu- und Alt- Hohenschönhausen, Fennpfuhl, Rummelsburg

Inhabitants: 296,837 | Area: 5,212 ha of space

Urban life and idyllic rural atmosphere are not a contradiction in the borough of Lichtenberg. Refurbished prefabricated housing estates and quarters with old buildings are just as present as placid regions with single-family homes and upscale living quarters in a waterside location.
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Marzahn, Biesdorf, Kaulsdorf, Mahlsdorf, Hellersdorf

Inhabitants: 273,731 | Area: 6,182 ha of space

Whereas the north of the borough Marzahn-Hellersdorf is predominantly characterized by prefabricated housing estates, the borough’s southern part features extensive residential quarters, refurbished old buildings and single-family homes. The largest coherent single and two-family home area, which is surrounded by a unique natural landscape, is located here.
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Gesundbrunnen, Hansaviertel, Mitte, Moabit, Tiergarten, Wedding

Inhabitants: 383,360 | Area: 3,940 ha of space

The borough of Mitte located in the heart of Berlin offers living quarters in all price segments: from simple residential areas in Moabit or Wedding up to the exclusive districts in close vicinity to ministries and touristic highlights. Apart from boutiques, galleries and interesting event venues, Mitte is home to Berlin’s “green lung”, the Tiergarten.
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Neukölln, Britz, Buckow, Rudow, Gropiusstadt

Inhabitants: 327,945 | Area: 4,493 ha of space

The urban borough of Neukölln is home to people from more than 145 countries. The central quarters with older buildings in the north with their café, bar and art scenes are increasingly gaining popularity among the younger population. The southern part of the borough still provides niches for living at a low cost while having a relatively large space at one’s disposal.
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Prenzlauer Berg, Weißensee, Blankenburg, Heinersdorf, Karow, Malchow, Pankow, Blankenfelde, Buch, Franz. Buchholz, Niederschönhausen, Rosenthal, Wilhelmsruh

Inhabitants: 410,716 | Area: 10,322 ha of space

Pankow is the northernmost and most populous borough in Berlin. Apart from the well-refurbished old buildings in the popular neighborhood Prenzlauer Berg, the other localities of Pankow feature extensive new residential areas, smaller mansion colonies, idyllic rural areas, historic buildings and nature reserves.
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Frohnau, Heiligensee, Hermsdorf, Konradshöhe, Lübars, Reinickendorf, Tegel, Waidmannslust, Wittenau

Inhabitants: 266,123 | Area: 8,932 ha of space

The borough of Reinickendorf in the northwest of Berlin is characterized by a large proportion of water and forest areas. The green north of the borough features both single and two-family home as well as large housing estates. Many quarters such as Alt-Tegel are recently becoming more and more attractive due to new construction projects.
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Spandau, Halselhorst, Siemensstadt, Staaken, Gatow, Kladow, Hakenfelde, Wilhelmstadt, Falkenhagener Feld

Inhabitants: 245,527 | Area: 9,188 ha of space

​​Spandau is Berlin’ westernmost borough and with its numerous green and waterside areas, it is very popular among Berliners as a recreational area. The old city and the Spandau Citadel are often visited trip destinations. The main characteristics of the housing market are housing blocks from the “Gründerzeit” as well as villas, company towns and garden cities.
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Steglitz, Lichterfelde, Lankwitz, Zehlendorf, Dahlem, Nikolassee, Wannsee

Inhabitants: 308,840 | Area: 10,256 ha of space

​​Steglitz-Zehlendorf is considered a wealthy middle-class borough. Apart from simple single-family homes, there are especially in Zehlendorf extensive mansion areas in a green environment. The building density decreases on the route from north to south. The strip mall Schloßstraße is located in the center of Steglitz.
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Schöneberg, Friedenau, Tempelhof, Mariendorf, Marienfelde, Lichtenrade

Inhabitants: 349,539 | Area: 5,305 ha of space

​​With its diverse shopping opportunities and markets, Tempelhof-Schöneberg stands for urban quality of life. The vibrant borough provides both upscale old buildings in the vicinity of the Kurfürstendamm as well as attractive old and new houses in simple or middle-range living quarters. Some of the localities include the popular small garden plots.
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Alt-Treptow, Plänterwald, Baumschulenweg, Johannesthal, Niederschöneweide, Alt-Glienicke, Adlershof, Bohnsdorf, Oberschöneweide, Köpenick, Friedrichshagen, Rahnsdorf, Grünau, Müggelheim, Schmöckewitz

Inhabitants: 276,165 | Area: 16,773 ha in space

​​Located in the southeast of Berlin, Treptow-Köpenick is the largest, greenest and most aqueous borough. Here, you find diverse living options between scene districts, water and woods. The development ranges from "Gründerzeit" quarters up to idyllic residential areas in a unique and attractive wood and lake landscape.

(Source: Berlin-Brandenburg Statistics Office, as of 2021)