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The location of Mitte in Berlin.
The location of Mitte in Berlin.

Berlin-Mitte or Mitte is the most central borough of Berlin (Mitte is German for centre). Mitte encompasses Berlin's historic core. The area includes some of the most important tourist sites of Berlin (like the Pergamon Museum, Brandenburg Gate, Charité and the Reichstag, among others), most of which were in East Berlin. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (800x643, 47 KB) Author: Felix Hahn Source: Based on Water map of Berlin Description: Map of Berlin and its districts. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (800x643, 47 KB) Author: Felix Hahn Source: Based on Water map of Berlin Description: Map of Berlin and its districts. ... The boroughs of Berlin Berlin is both a city and one of Germanys federal states. ... Berlin is the capital city and one of the sixteen states of the Federal Republic of Germany. ... The Pergamon Museum The Pergamon Museum (in German, Pergamonmuseum) is one of the museums on the Museum Island in Berlin. ... The Brandenburg Gate The Brandenburg Gate (German: Brandenburger Tor) is a triumphal arch and the symbol of Berlin, Germany. ... The Charité is the largest university hospital in Europe. ... the Reichstag building (June 2003) A Red Army soldier flies the Soviet flag over the Reichstag The Reichstag building in Berlin was constructed as the place where the Reichstag, the parliament of the German Empire, would convene. ... East Berlin was the name given to the eastern part of Berlin between 1949 and 1990. ...


In 2001, Berlin's boroughs were reorganized. The former borough of Mitte, located entirely within the former East Berlin, was combined with the boroughs of Wedding and Tiergarten (both of which formerly belonged to West Berlin) to form the new Mitte borough. The new borough encompasses an area of 39.47 km² and has, as of 2003, about 320,700 inhabitants. Its current mayor is Joachim Zeller (CDU). Berlin is subdivided into 12 boroughs (Bezirke in German), which are administrative units with political rights comparable to incorporated communities in the rest of Germany (although they are not separate legal entities from the city). ... East Berlin was the name given to the eastern part of Berlin between 1949 and 1990. ... Wedding is a district in the borough of Mitte, Berlin, Germany and was a separate borough in north-western Berlin until it was fused with Tiergarten and Mitte in 2001. ... Tiergarten (Animal Garden) is a large park and a former borough of Berlin, since 2001 a part of the expanded borough Mitte. ... Boroughs of West Berlin West Berlin was the name given to the western part of Berlin between 1949 and 1990. ... This article needs cleanup. ...


External links

  • Official homepage (german)
  • Official homepage of Berlin (english)

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The Mitte Foundation -Academic Affairs (1705 words)
The Mitte Foundation awards scholarships to promising students who are diverse in terms of their personal interests, their past leadership activities, their community service activities, their interest in the arts, athletics, and humanities, and their special talents.
Henceforth, it is recommended that Mitte Scholars and Fellows interested in these programs elect to participate during the spring semesters to allow the universities time to review, compile, and interpret the transcripts.
University sanctioned student organizations called the Mitte Societies have been established at each university for Mitte Scholars and Fellows to participate in to help serve one another through professional and personal development, and to organize group-wide community projects to assist students in meeting their community service requirements.
Mitte - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (134 words)
Berlin-Mitte or Mitte is the most central borough of Berlin (Mitte is German for centre).
The former borough of Mitte, located entirely within the former East Berlin, was combined with the boroughs of Wedding and Tiergarten (both of which formerly belonged to West Berlin) to form the new Mitte borough.
The new borough encompasses an area of 39.47 km² and has, as of 2003, about 320,700 inhabitants.
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