What is berlin?

  • (noun): Capital of Germany located in eastern Germany.
    Synonyms: German capital
    See also — Additional definitions below


Berlin ( /bɜrˈlɪn/; ) is the capital city of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany. With a population of 3.5 million people, Berlin is Germany's largest city and is the second most populous city proper and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union. Located in northeastern Germany on the River Spree, it is the center of the Berlin-Brandenburg Metropolitan Region, which has 6 million residents from over 180 nations. Due to its location in the European Plains, Berlin is influenced by a temperate seasonal climate. Around one third of the city's area is composed of forests, parks, gardens, rivers and lakes.

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Berlin Township, New Jersey - Geography
... Berlin Township is located at 39°48′26″N 74°55′27″W / 39.807116°N 74.924178°W / 39.807116 -74.924178 (39.807116,-74.924178) ... Berlin Township borders Berlin Borough, Lindenwold, Voorhees, and Waterford ... Berlin Township also borders Evesham Township in Burlington County ...
Berlin Heights, Ohio
... Berlin Heights is a village in Erie County, Ohio, United States ... The village is in Berlin Township ... The local school system is Edison Local Schools, as Berlin Township and Milan Township merged their separate school systems in the 1960s ...
Komische Oper Berlin
... The Komische Oper Berlin is an opera company in Berlin, Germany, which specializes in German language productions of opera, operetta and musicals ... and is located on Behrenstraße, just a few steps from the famous Berlin street Unter den Linden ...
Daniel Libeskind - Career
... won was in 1987 for housing in West Berlin, but soon thereafter the Berlin Wall fell and the project was canceled ... The Jewish Museum Berlin, completed in 1999, was Libeskind's first major international success and was one of the first buildings designed after reunification ... by Luigi Nono and for a production of Messiaen's Saint Francis of Assisi by Deutsche Oper Berlin ...

More definitions of "berlin":

  • (noun): United States songwriter (born in Russia) who wrote more than 1500 songs and several musical comedies (1888-1989).
    Synonyms: Irving Berlin, Israel Baline
  • (noun): A limousine with a glass partition between the front and back seats.

Famous quotes containing the word berlin:

    Still they raised a family doin’ what comes natur’lly.
    —Irving Berlin (1888–1989)

    All alone by the telephone.
    —Irving Berlin (1888–1989)

    They can play a bugle call like you never heard before,
    So natural that you want to go to war.
    —Irving Berlin (1888–1989)