Germany’s capital, Berlin, is a very significant center in the European Union. Being the biggest city in Germany at the same time the 2nd largest in the entire EU based on the population it holds, Berlin is also one of the most influential centers in Europe.
Berlin has an area of 883 square kilometers and has a diverse urban landscape. Many parks, gardens, lakes and forests are situated within the city and Berlin’s outer areas are like the suburbs of various North American and European cities. On the other hand, outside the city, there is mostly just sandy and flat countryside.