Berlin is the capital city of Germany, and is one of the sixteen states of Germany. It is the largest city in Germany.
Located in northeastern Germany, it is the centre of the Berlin/Brandenburg metropolitan region.
Geographically embedded in the European Plains, Berlin is influenced by a temperate seasonal climate. Around one third of the city's territory is composed of forests, parks, gardens, rivers and lakes.
Berlin is a world city of culture, politics, media, and science. Berlin serves as a continental hub for air and rail transport and is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the EU.
The metropolis is home to renowned universities, research institutes, sporting events, orchestras, museums and personalities. The urban and historical legacy has made it a popular setting for international film productions. The city is recognised for its festivals, diverse architecture, nightlife, contemporary arts, public transportation networks and a high quality of living. Berlin has evolved into a global focal point for young individuals and artists attracted by a liberal lifestyle and modern zeitgeist.
To learn more about what is going on in Berlin please visit http://www.visitberlin.de/en/experience