Frankfurt (Bezirk)

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Bezirk Frankfurt
District
Location of Bezirk Frankfurt within the German Democratic Republic
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[edit]

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[edit]

Position[edit]

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

Subdivision[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "40 Jahre DDR", National central administration for statistics, May 1989