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Zehlendorf is the southwestern-most district in Berlin. As of 2001 Zehlendorf was merged with Steglitz to form the new borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf. December 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → 31 December 2005 (Saturday) 25-year-old Scottish human rights worker Kate Burton and her parents are freed unharmed in the Gaza Strip by the Palestinian gunmen who kidnapped them two days earlier. ... (help· info) is the capital city and a state of Germany. ... A borough is a local government administrative subdivision used in the Canadian province of Quebec, in some states of the United States, and formerly in New Zealand. ... Steglitz-Zehlendorf is a borough of Berlin, formed in 2001 by merging the former boroughs of Steglitz and Zehlendorf. ...


Zehlendorf contains some of the most wonderful natural settings in Berlin, including the Schlachtensee and Nikolassee. Additionally, it has many wonderful residential neighborhoods, some with cobblestone streets and buildings that are over 100 years old. There is easy access to the middle of Berlin via road and S-Bahn. The S1 line makes 3 stops in Zehlendorf and runs right through Unter den Linden, where the Brandenburg Gate is located. The newer portion of the borough of Zehlendorf developed around extended U-Bahn service in the first third of the 20th Century. It may be reached via the U3 line. A cobblestone-covered street Cobblestones are stones used in the pavement of early streets. ... The Berlin S-Bahn is a metro system operated by S-Bahn Berlin GmbH, a subsidiary of the Deutsche Bahn. ... S1 is a line on the Berlin S-Bahn Potsdam Hauptbahnhof (DB) Babelsberg Griebnitzsee (DB) Wannsee (S7) (DB) Nikolassee Schlachtensee Mexikoplatz Zehlendorf Sundgauer Straße Lichterfelde West Botanischer Garten Rathaus Steglitz (U9) Feuerbachstraße Friedenau Schöneberg (S4x) Yorckstraße (U7) (S2) (S25) Anhalter Bahnhof Potsdamer Platz (U2) Unter den... View west through the Brandenburg Gate towards Straße des 17. ... The Brandenburg Gate in 1871 The Brandenburg Gate in the Nazi era Soldier of the Polish Army during the Battle of Berlin The Brandenburg Gate in 1982. ... U-Bahn is the German abbreviation for Untergrund-Bahn (literally, underground railway), referring to a means of urban rapid transit, internationally known as subway, underground or metro. ...


Many favorite walking trips are available in and around Zehlendorf. Popular destinations include the Grunewald trails north from the Onkel Toms Hütte U-Bahn station and neighborhood shopping center, the walk from Krumme Lanke U-Bahn station to the lake of the same name, and the cross-Zehlendorf walk from the end of the U-Bahn at Krumme Lanke to the S-Bahn station in the center of old Zehlendorf.


When American forces occupied Berlin, and later were stationed in Berlin during the Cold War, Zehlendorf was the area where most of those forces were centered. The American Consulate is still located in Zehlendorf. The exclave of Steinstücken, which belonged to Zehlendorf, was a curiosity during the cold war. Clockwise from top: United States President John F. Kennedy and Soviet General Secretary Nikita Khrushchev meet in a 1961 summit held in Vienna; East German border guards at the Berlin Wall; the first Soviet nuclear weapon Joe 1 is tested; American soldiers land in Vietnam during the Vietnam War; Sputnik... A consulate (or consular office) is a form of diplomatic mission in charge of matters related to individual people and businesses, in other words issues outside inter-governmental diplomacy. ... Steinstücken, a small settlement with approximately 200 inhabitants, is the southernmost territory of the Berlin borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf. ...


External links

  • "Berlin 1969" - from the American era, begins with account of a summer night in Zehlendorf.


Boroughs of Berlin Flag of Berlin
Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf | Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg | Lichtenberg | Marzahn-Hellersdorf | Mitte | Neukölln | Pankow | Reinickendorf | Spandau | Steglitz-Zehlendorf | Tempelhof-Schöneberg | Treptow-Köpenick
Boroughs prior to 2001
East: Friedrichshain | Hellersdorf | Hohenschönhausen | Köpenick | Lichtenberg | Marzahn | Mitte | Pankow | Prenzlauer Berg | Treptow | Weißensee
West: Charlottenburg | Kreuzberg | Neukölln | Reinickendorf | Schöneberg | Spandau | Steglitz | Tempelhof | Tiergarten | Wedding | Wilmersdorf | Zehlendorf

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Zehlendorf (Berlin) at AllExperts (512 words)
As of 2001 Zehlendorf was merged with Steglitz to form the new borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf.
When American forces occupied Berlin and later were stationed in Berlin during the Cold War, Zehlendorf was the area where most of those forces were centered.
The exclave of Steinstücken, which belonged to Zehlendorf, was a curiosity during the cold war.
Heimatverein Zehlendorf e.V - Zehlendorf history (1171 words)
On the first of January 2001, the green district of Zehlendorf became one part of the extensive administrative area of southwestern Berlin, which is run under the name of "Steglitz-Zehlendorf".
Like Steglitz, Zehlendorf came into existence on 27 August 1920 as a result of a law that united surrounding residential areas, passed as part of the agenda of an increasingly consolidated Berlin greater metropolitan area.
Friedrich II would lounge at the Zehlendorfer Anger while he waited for the horses to be changed, often speaking to the farmers, leading to his agreement that the mud-brick church from the Middle Ages would be replaced with a lighter and brighter octagonal building.
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