borough of Berlin in Germany

Bezirk Mitte or Mitte von Berlin is the most central borough of Berlin (Bezirk is German for borough, Mitte is German for centre).

Borough of Berlin
Flag of Mitte
Coat of arms of Mitte
Location of Mitte in Berlin
Mitte is located in Germany
Mitte is located in Berlin
Coordinates: 52°31′N 13°22′E / 52.517°N 13.367°E / 52.517; 13.367
Subdivisions6 localities
 • Borough MayorStefanie Remlinger (Greens)
 • Total39.47 km2 (15.24 sq mi)
 • Total383,360
 • Density9,700/km2 (25,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationB
WebsiteOfficial homepage

Most of Berlin's historic centre is in Bezirk Mitte. Some of the most important tourist sites of Berlin (like the Pergamon Museum, Brandenburg Gate, Charité and the Reichstag), are all in Mitte, and most were in East Berlin.

In 2001, Berlin's boroughs were reorganized. The old East Berlin borough of Mitte, was joined with the boroughs of Wedding, once in the French Sector, and Tiergarten which had been in the British sector before. The new borough (both of which formerly belonged to West Berlin) to form the new Mitte borough. The new borough has an area of 39.47 square kilometres (15.2 square miles). In 2003, it had about 320,700 inhabitants. The districts in Mitte are Gesundbrunnen, Hansaviertel, Mitte, Moabit, Tiergarten and Wedding.

The current[when?] mayor is Christian Hanke (SPD).

References change

  1. "Einwohnerinnen und Einwohner im Land Berlin am 31. Dezember 2020" (PDF). Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg. February 2021. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2021-09-04. Retrieved 2023-09-20.

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  Media related to Mitte (district of Berlin) at Wikimedia Commons