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Frankfurt (Bezirk)

Bezirk Frankfurt
District

Location of Bezirk Frankfurt within the German Democratic Republic

Coordinates: 52°30′N 14°10′E / 52.500°N 14.167°E / 52.500; 14.167

Country German Democratic Republic
Subdivisions 9 Kreise and 3 Stadtkreise
Formed 1952
Dissolved 1990
Seat Frankfurt (Oder)
Area
 • Total 7,186 km2 (2,775 sq mi)
Population (1989)[1]
 • Total 713,800
 • Density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Vehicle registration E

The Bezirk Frankfurt, also Bezirk Frankfurt (Oder), was a district (Bezirk) of East Germany. The administrative seat and the main town was Frankfurt (Oder).

History

The district was established, with the other 13, on July 25, 1952, substituting the old German states. After October 3, 1990, it was disestablished due to the German reunification, becoming again part of the state of Brandenburg.

Geography

Position

The Bezirk Frankfurt bordered with East Berlin and the Bezirke of Neubrandenburg, Potsdam and Cottbus. It bordered also with Poland.

Subdivision

The Bezirk was divided into 12 Kreise: 3 urban districts (Stadtkreise) and 9 rural districts (Landkreise):

  • Urban districts : Eisenhüttenstadt, Frankfurt (Oder), Schwedt.
  • Rural districts : Angermünde; Bad Freienwalde; Beeskow; Bernau; Eberswalde; Eisenhüttenstadt-Land; Fürstenwalde; Seelow; Strausberg.

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