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Official name: Bezirk Frankfurt
Seat : Frankfurt (Oder)
Area: 7,186 km² [1]
Inhabitants: 713,800 (1989) [1]
Subdivision: 9 rural districts
3 urban districts
License plate : E
Political status: Disestablished on October 3, 1990 after German reunification

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

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History

The district was established, with the other 13, on July 25, 1952, substituting the old German states. After October 3, 1990, it was disestabliseh 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.

References

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

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