Berlin is the capital and the biggest city of Germany and in addition one of its 16 constituent states. With a populace of roughly 3.7 million, Berlin is the second most crowded city legitimate in the European Union and the seventh most crowded urban territory in the European Union. Situated in northeastern Germany on the banks of the streams Spree and Havel, it is the focal point of the Berlin-Brandenburg Metropolitan Region, which has around 6 million inhabitants from more than 180 countries. Because of its area in the European Plain, Berlin is affected by a calm occasional atmosphere. Around 33% of the city's region is made out of woods, parks, gardens, streams, channels and lakes.
Education & Life Style
Berlin has 878 schools that instruct 340,658 youngsters in 13,727 classes and 56,787 learners in organizations and somewhere else. The city has a 6-year essential instruction program. In the wake of finishing grade school, understudies proceed to the Sekundarschule or Gymnasium.
Berlin's transport infrastructure is highly complex, providing a diverse range of urban mobility. A total of 979 bridges cross 197 km (122 mi) of inner-city waterways. 5,422 km (3,369 mi) of roads run through Berlin, of which 77 km (48 mi) are motorways ("Autobahn").
Universities and research centres
The major famous colleges are Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, Technical University of Berlin, Berlin University of the Arts, University of Potsdam, Hertie School of Governance, Steinbeis University of Berlin, ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Touro College Berlin. Berlin has a high thickness of research organizations, for example, the Fraunhofer Society , the Leibniz Association , the Helmholtz Association , and the Max Planck Society , which are autonomous of, or just approximately associated with, its colleges. An aggregate number of around 65,000 researchers are working in innovative work in 2012.
The famous scientists are Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich, Emil du Bois-Reymond, Max Delbrück, Hermann von Helmholtz, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, Alexander von Humboldt, Edmund Landau, Bernhard Hermann Neumann, Alfred Wegener, Adolf Windaus, Carl Gustav Witt, Konrad Zuse etc.
The top Tourist Attractions in Berlin are The Brandenburg Gate, Museum Island, Charlottenburg Palace and Park, Unter den Linden, The Gendarmenmarkt, Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, Berlin Cathedral Church etc.