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Pankow
Borough of Berlin
Carl-von-Ossietzky-Gymnasium, Pankow
Carl-von-Ossietzky-Gymnasium, Pankow
Coat of arms of Pankow
Administration
Country Germany
State Berlin
City Berlin
Borough subdivisions 13 localities
Basic statistics
Area 103.07 km2 (39.80 sq mi)
Population 399,000  (30 June 2017)
 - Density 3,871 /km2 (10,026 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate B
Website Official homepage
Location of Pankow in Berlin
Map
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The location of Pankow in Berlin.
Berlin Ehrenmal Schoenholz
The Schönholz memorial, Pankow

Pankow [ˈpaŋkoː] is one of the new borough of Berlin. In 2001, the old borough of Pankow was merged (joined) with the former boroughs of Prenzlauer Berg and Weißensee.

It has an area of 103.07 km2 (39.8 sq mi) and about 347,100 inhabitants. Pankow's current mayor is Matthias Koehne (SPD).

Between 1945-1960 many members of the government of East Germany lived in the Majakowskiring district of Pankow. Western writers often called Pankow capital of East Germany, or used Pankow as shorthand for the East German government.

The Rykestrasse Synagogue Germany's largest synagogue, is located in the Prenzlauer Berg neighbourhood of the Pankow district.

Coordinates: 52°34′N 13°24′E

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