Bernau bei Berlin

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Bernau bei Berlin
Coat of arms of Bernau bei Berlin
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Barnim
Subdivisions Hauptort und 4 Ortsteile
 • Mayor André Stahl (Die Linke)
 • Total 103.73 km2 (40.05 sq mi)
Elevation 68 m (223 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 37,169
 • Density 360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 16321
Dialling codes 03338
Vehicle registration BAR

Bernau bei Berlin (English Bernau near Berlin) is a German city in the Barnim district. The city is located about 10 km (6.2 mi) northeast of Berlin.

In 1842 a railway line was opened. One of the first electrical suburban railway lines in the world has been opened in 1924. This line of the Berlin S-Bahn connected Bernau with station Stettiner Bahnhof (today Berlin Nordbahnhof) in Berlin. The Allgemeiner Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (ADGB) (General German Confederation of Trade Unions) opened its school in 1930. The Waldsiedlung (engl. residential area in the wood) is a district of the city where the political leaders of the GDR lived isolated from the people.

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