Place:Mitte, Berlin, Germany

Coordinates52.516667°N 13.366667°E
Located inBerlin, Germany     (2001 - present)
See alsoMitte, Berlin, Brandenburg, Preußen, Germany1920-1946 name of parent district
Tiergarten, Berlin, Brandenburg, Preußen, Germany1815-1946 name of parent district
Wedding, Berlin, Brandenburg, Preußen, Germany1815-1946 name of parent district

Note: In keeping with the 1900-rule at WeRelate, places in Germany are organized as they were in 1900 when Germany was known as the German Empire.

In 1900, the borough of Mitte did not exist!

In 2001, the borough of Mitte was formed in the city of Berlin, Germany by merging the former districts of Mitte, Tiergarten and Wedding.

Modern description of Mitte (borough)

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Mitte is the first and most central borough of Berlin. The borough consists of six sub-entities: Mitte proper, Gesundbrunnen, Hansaviertel, Moabit, Tiergarten and Wedding.

It is one of the two boroughs (the other being Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg) which were formerly divided between East Berlin and West Berlin. Mitte encompasses Berlin's historic core and includes some of the most important tourist sites of Berlin like the Reichstag and Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Checkpoint Charlie, Museum Island, the TV tower, Brandenburg Gate, Unter den Linden, Potsdamer Platz, Alexanderplatz, the latter six of which were in former East Berlin.

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