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Tiergarten (Animal Garden) is a large park and a former borough of Berlin, since 2001 a part of the expanded borough Mitte. Before reunification, it was a part of West Berlin. It contains the neighbourhoods of Hansaviertel, Moabit and Tiergarten-Süd. 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). ...   Berlin? (pronounced: , German ) is the capital of Germany and its largest city; down from 4. ... Berlin-Mitte or Mitte is the central-most borough of Berlin (Mitte is German for centre). ... Boroughs of West Berlin West Berlin was the name given to the western part of Berlin between 1949 and 1990. ... Hansaviertel is a quarter in the Tiergarten borough of Berlin. ... Moabit is a borough in the center of Berlin. ...


Among others, the Reichstag (parliament), the office of the German Chancellor and several embassies, as well as the residence of the German President, Schloss Bellevue, are located in Tiergarten. The Brandenburg Gate and the Potsdamer Platz are situated on its eastern border, which used to be the frontier between East and West Berlin. At the Victory Column, a big Live 8 concert took place on July 2, 2005. The Reichstag building (April 2004) The Reichstag building in Berlin was constructed as the place where the Reichstag, the parliament of the German Empire, would convene. ... The German title Bundeskanzler is also the title of the Chancellor of Austria, and the title of a Swiss federal official (List of Federal Chancellors of Switzerland). ... Schloss Bellevue Bellevue Palace (German: Schloss Bellevue) is a château north of the Tiergarten park in Berlin. ... The Brandenburg Gate The Brandenburg Gate The Brandenburg Gate (German: Brandenburger Tor) is a triumphal arch, the symbol of Berlin, Germany. ... Potsdamer Platz is an important square and traffic intersection in central Berlin, Germany. ... East Berlin was the name given to the eastern part of Berlin between 1949 and 1990. ... Berlin Siegessäule (June 2003) The Victory Column (Siegessäule in German) is one of the more famous sights of Berlin. ... Official Live 8 DVD packaging. ...


The Tiergarten was largely deforested after 1944 because it served as a source of firewood for the devastated city. 1944 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


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Monuments in Berlin / Senate Department of Urban Development in Berlin (291 words)
The Tiergarten is the oldest public park in Berlin and for a long time it was the only one of its kind.
The Tiergarten, which had now become a Volksgarten, was shaped by Lenné until 1838 and was known in this form until the Second World War.
For the reconstruction and replanting of the park after the war's devastation we are indebted above all to Willy Averdes, the horticultural architect and director of the Horticultural Office of the Tiergarten.
Tiergarten at AllExperts (371 words)
Tiergarten (Animal Garden) is the name of both a large park in Berlin and a former borough of the city, since 2001 a part of the expanded borough Mitte.
The Tiergarten also contains several notable sculptures and sites of interest, including the four-tiered Victory Column, the Bismarck Memorial and several other memorials to prominent Prussian generals, all of which were located in the ceremonial park facing the Reichstag before they were moved to their present location by the Nazis.
The Tiergarten was largely deforested after 1944 because it served as a source of firewood for the devastated city.
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