Berlin is the capital of Germany and with a population of 3.5 million People also ist largest City. It is a popular tourist destination and cultural hub.,
Berlin was first documented in the 12th century. During Germany's Partition in West and East after World War II it was divided by the Berlin Wall. Since 1990 it has been the capital of reunited Germany. You can fin here a collection of recent DW Content on Berlin.
Germany is indeed feeling hot this summer: With record high temperatures and record low rainfall — Berlin has gone tropical. This week, Stammtisch hosts Damien McGuinness and Michaela Küfner are joined by Climate Analytics' Claire Fyson and the UFU's Tinène Belakhdar to see what Germany's doing - or not doing - in the face of climate change.
Vienna has been ranked as the most livable city in the world for the first time, according to the latest Economist Intelligence Unit global survey. Five German cities, including Frankfurt, have ranked in the top 30.
Several athletes have criticized Angela Merkel's absence from the athletics championships in Berlin. They accuse the German chancellor, who was at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, of giving special treatment to soccer.
Germany has taken back the European title for men's high jump and women's long jump with two home-crowd wins. For the long jump, German record holder Heike Drechsler was on hand to see her successor's win.