Berlin in January: Siegessäule in Tiergarten

Berlin in January: Siegessäule in Tiergarten

Berlin in mid-January. The days are getting longer again, it’s getting dark later. There are still the last remnants of snow in Tiergarten and Victoria towers atop the Victory Column Siegessäule.

Election posters can be seen on the lampposts – in Berlin, the Bundestag election will be repeated in many constituencies on February 11 due to various technical problems during the 2021 election.

Eberswalder Strasse by Dusk

Eberswalder Strasse Berlin Prenzlauer Berg

View down Eberswalder Strasse towards the Schönhauser Allee crossing on a rather warm-ish December evening. A tram of the metro line M10 is heading west, the tail lights of the evening traffic glow in the semi-darkness. One of the floodlight-towers of the stadium in Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark can be seen in the background.

Ecke Schönhauser by Night

Berlin Ecke Schönhauser by Night

The intersection of Schönhauser Allee – Pappelallee, Kastanienallee, Danziger Straße, Eberswalder Straße at night. Everything is slightly moistened by the autumnal drizzle – the intersection shines in the autumnal evening light. A subway train of the line U2 line passes by, a car is out of focus in the evening light – a cyclist in the autumn drizzle.

Berlin by numbers: Current use of land in Berlin

Berlin Lietzensee: Water. Builings, Green – Photo: T.Bortels/

Berlin Lietzensee: Water. Builings, Green – Photo: T.Bortels/

Berlin is a green city. At least that is the widespread opinion. And Berlin also has some lakes, the river Spree, the Havel and the canals. And Berlin also has a lot of streets, of course – and a lot of buildings. But how is the city really divided among these four areas? What proportion of green space really makes up Berlin? The Berlin-Brandenburg Statistics Office has now released figures that may answer this question for the year 2022. To start with: Berlin is still pretty green.

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