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Encyclopedia > Neptunbrunnen (Berlin)
Neptunbrunnen (Berlin)
Neptunbrunnen (Berlin)

The Neptun Fountain in Berlin was built in 1891 and was designed by Reinhold Begas. The greek god Poseidon (Neptune) is in the center. The four women around him represent the rivers Elbe, Rhine, Vistula, and Oder. Download high resolution version (600x800, 148 KB)Neptun Fountain File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Download high resolution version (600x800, 148 KB)Neptun Fountain File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...   Berlin? (pronounced: , German ) is the capital of Germany and its largest city, with 3,426,000 inhabitants (as of January 2005); down from 4. ... 1891 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Andrea Doria as Neptune by Agnolo Bronzino: a potent allegory of Genoas hegemony in the Tyrrhenian Sea In Greek Mythology, Poseidon (Ποσειδῶν) was the god of the sea, known to the Romans as Neptune, and to the Etruscans as Nethuns. ... The Elbe River (Czech Labe  listen?, Sorbian/Lusatian Łobjo, Polish Łaba, German Elbe, Hungarian Elba) is one of the major waterways of central Europe. ... The Rhine canyon (Ruinaulta) in Graubünden in Switzerland Length 1,320 km Elevation of the source Vorderrhein: approx. ... Vistula river basin Vistula ( Polish Wisła, German Weichsel) is the longest river in Poland. ... The Oder (or Odra) River (German: Oder, Polish/Czech: Odra, Ancient Latin: Viadua, Viadrus, Medieval Latin: Odera, Oddera) is a river in Central Europe (mostly in Poland). ...


The fountain was removed from its original location at the Schlossplatz in 1951, when the former Berlin City Palace there was demolished. Eventually, after being restored, the fountain was moved in 1969 to its present location between the St Mary's Church and the Rotes Rathaus. Schlossplatz (in English, Palace Square) is a square in the centre of Berlin in Germany. ... The Berlin City Palace (German: Berliner Stadtschloss) was a palace in central Berlin, on Schlossplatz, next to Alexanderplatz. ... Categories: Stub | Berlin ...


The diameter is 18 m (59 ft), the height is 10 m (33 ft).


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Article about "Berlin" in the English Wikipedia on 24-Apr-2004 (1607 words)
Berlin is the national capital of Germany and its largest city, with 3,389,450 inhabitants (as of 2002; down from 4.5 million before World War II, and generally on the decline since German reunification in 1990).
Berlin is located on the rivers Spree and Havel in the northeast of Germany.
Berlin was devastated in the bombardments during World War II, and many of the old buildings that were left were eradicated in the 1950s and 1960s in both the West and the East in overambitious architecture programs, especially in order to build new living or business quarters.
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