10 Facts about Brandenburg

Friday, August 21st 2015. | States

One of the 16 federated states in Germany is explained in Facts about Brandenburg. After the reunification of East and West Germany, Brandenburg was established as one of the federal states in 1990. The location of this state is in the east of Germany. Postdam is the capital of Brandenburg. Get more interesting facts about Brandenburg by reading the below post:

Facts about Brandenburg 1: the city state of Berlin

Berlin is considered as the city state and national capital of Germany. Even though Brandenburg surrounds Berlin, the national capital is not included as a part of Brandenburg.

Facts about Brandenburg 2: Brandenburg in the end of medieval era

Brandenburg was one of 7 electoral states in the Holy Roman Empire during the end of medieval era.

Brandenburg Trip

Brandenburg Trip

Facts about Brandenburg 3: Berlin

In the modern day, Berlin is not a part of Brandenburg. In 1415, Berlin was included as part of Brandenburg when Germany was controlled by Hohenzollern dynasty. Get facts about Berlin here.

Facts about Brandenburg 4: the natural protection

Brandenburg is a home to the protected and preserved natural environment. In 1990s, the policies were made to protect the natural areas in Brandenburg.

Brandenburg Image

Brandenburg Image

Facts about Brandenburg 5: the protected areas in Brandenburg

After the reunification of East and West Germany, the officials established fifteen protected areas.  Each protected area has visitor centers, a park ranger staff and state financed administration.

Facts about Brandenburg 6: the national park

The national park in Brandenburg is Lower Oder Valley National Park. It covers the areas of 106 km square.

Facts about Brandenburg

Facts about Brandenburg

Facts about Brandenburg 7: the nature park

Brandenburg is the home to various natural parks such as Nuthe-Nieplitz Nature Park, Barnim Nature Park, Niederlausitzer Heidelandschaft Nature Park, Westhavelland Nature Park, Stechlin-Ruppiner Land Nature Park, and Dahme-Heideseen Nature Park. Find out facts about Bradford here.

Facts about Brandenburg 8: the district divisions

There are four urban districts and 14 rural districts that Brandenburg has. Talking about the politics in the state, the current election in Brandenburg was held on September 14, 2014.   The next election will be held in Brandenburg in 2019.

Brandenburg Facts

Brandenburg Facts


Facts about Brandenburg 9: Brandenburg concerti

Johann Sebastian Bach created Brandenburg concerti. In 1721, he presented the concerti for Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt, Christian Ludwig. There are six instrumental works in the concerti.

Facts about Brandenburg 10: the borders

Brandenburg shares border with other regions in Germany. It shares border with Poland in the east, in the northwest, you can spot Lower Saxony, while you can find Saxony-Anhalt in the west. Brandenburg is also bordered by Freistaat Sachsen in the south and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in the north. The western border is occupied by Elbe River, while the eastern border is formed by Oder River.

Brandenburg State

Brandenburg State

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