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Borough o Berlin
Coat of airms o Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg
Coat airms
Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg is located in Germany
Location o Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg in Berlin
Coordinates: 52°30′N 13°27′E / 52.500°N 13.450°E / 52.500; 13.450Coordinates: 52°30′N 13°27′E / 52.500°N 13.450°E / 52.500; 13.450
 • MayorFranz Schulz (Alliance '90/The Greens)
 • Total20.16 km2 (7.78 sq mi)
 • Total268,225
 • Density13,000/km2 (34,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Vehicle registrationB

Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg is the seicont borough o Berlin, formit in 2001 bi mergin the umwhile East Berlin borough o Friedrichshain an the umwhile Wast Berlin borough o Kreuzberg. The historic Oberbaum Bridge, umwhile a Berlin border crossin for pedestrians, links baith destricts athort the river Spree as the new borough's landmark (as featured in the coat o airms).

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Subdiveesions o Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg

The coontercultur tradition especially o Kreuzberg led tae a plurality o votes for the Green Pairty, which is unique amang aw Berlin boroughs. The local MP Hans-Christian Ströbele is the anerlie Green politeecian directly electit tae the federal Bundestag. While Kreuberg is characterised bi a heich number o immigrants, the share o nan-German citizens in Friedrichshain is hintle lawer an the average age is heicher. The merger atween the destinct quairters is celebratit bi an annual anarchic "vegetable fecht" on the Oberbaumbrücke. Baith pairts hae tae deal wi the consequences o gentrification.

Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg is dividit intae 2 localities:

Politics[eedit | eedit soorce]

At the 2011 elections for the parliament o the borough (Bezirksverordnetenversammlung) the follaein pairties wur electit:

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