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Berlin and its history


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history of Berlin, some interesting facts

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  • 1. History Berlin of
  • 2. Berlin is a capital of Germany
  • 3.
    • In 13 th century there were two fish villages – K ő lln and Berlin on the river Spree.
    • In 15 th century Berlin became on of the richest cities of Germany.
    • In 18 th century many big and beautiful buildings were built there : the Museum of German History, the Berlin University, the Berlin Academy of Science and so on.
    • So a small settlement had turned into a sizable port and trading centre.
    It is one of the political, culture and historical cities in Europe, which has a long history.
  • 4. Berlin became a capital of Germany in 1871
    • Nobody knows exactly in what way Berlin got its name.
    • But many historical suppose it connect with the word “bear”.
    • That’s why bears are so popular symbol in Berlin.
    • Nowadays we can also see a bear on the City Emblem of Berlin.
  • 5. In 1933 fascists came to the power in Germany
    • Many warplanes were made by fascists in Berlin, for Example “Blitzkrieg”.
    • It was a bad, sad tragic time for Germans. They never forget it, because…
  • 6. During the II World War Berlin was hardly destroyed. There were no more light, gas, traffic. All was in ruins. People had to make their city again.
  • 7. After the II World War German people were released by USSR Armey.
    • The victorious powers divided the city into four sectors.
    • The sectors of the Western Allies (USA, UK, France) formed West Berlin, while the Soviet sector formed East Berlin.
    • In the end a wall was built, which divided Berlin into two part… two states…
  • 8. Only on the 9 th of November 1989 people from West and East Berlin got an opportunity to see their relatives , friends, who lived in different parts, because on that day the wall was destroyed.
  • 9. On the 3th of October 1990 the two parts of Germany were officially united as the Federal Republic of Germany. Berlin became the German capital again.