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Berlin Mapping - A multicultural urban archipelago

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Following on from the monographic issue on Moscow, this edition’s CityMaps section dedicated to Berlin also presents the GIS-based maps in their new graphic form.
As with Moscow, the map on the cover page shows population distribution separately from the density distributions of the other features considered. As a result, population density can be more effectively compared to the topography, services, public transport, and natural vegetation on the other four maps.
Like the other cities we have examined, Berlin too shows lower residential density in inner-city areas. However, the residential areas are very close to what is a fairly small city centre, and display an important distinguishing feature of Germany’s capital: their clustered distribution around the old town. Residential areas appear as virtual units unto themselves, islands forming a sort of extended...

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