East Berlin ( German: Ost-Berlin; pronounced [ˈɔstbɛʁˌliːn] i) was the partially recognised capital city of East Germany (GDR) from 1948 to 1990, although it was recognised by the Three Powers (United States, United Kingdom, and France) as the Soviet occupation sector of Berlin, established in 1945.
Satellite image of Berlin, with the Wall's location marked in yellow West and East Berlin borders overlaying a current road map (interactive map) The Berlin Wall ( German : Berliner Mauer , pronounced [bɛʁˌliːnɐ ˈmaʊ̯ɐ] i ) was a guarded concrete barrier that encircled West Berlin of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) from 1961 to ...
- 13 August 1961
- 155 km (96.3 mi)
- 9 November 1989 – 1994
East Berlin is in red. East Berlin was the name of the eastern part of Berlin between 1949 and 1990. It was known as just simply Berlin in East Germany, the country it served as the capital of. It was the Soviet sector of Berlin that was established in 1945.
- Cold War
- Succeeded by
Aug 14, 2023 · East Berlin, German Ost Berlin, eastern part of the city of Berlin that served as the capital of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) until the reunification of Germany in 1990. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica East Germany Table of Contents Home Geography & Travel Historical Places Geography & Travel East Germany
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