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Berlin

facts in brief

Part of von J. F. Schneider map of 1798
Part of von J. F. Schneider map of 1798






Facts in brief:

Wendish villages Kölln & Berlin, were founded in 13th cen., merged 14th cen., called Berlin by Hohenzollerns; at center of canal system of Oder & Spree rivers; damaged in WW II; divided into 4 occupation zones 1945, E & W governed separately from 1949.

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