Berlin facts & figures
Berlin is the most populated city in Germany with an estimate of 3.5 million inhabitants.
Germany was one of the first EU countries to adopt the Euro in 1999.
Berlin, like the rest of Germany, has a Central European Summer Time (CEST) in summer and a Central European Time (CET) in winter.
Electricity and plugs
The standard power sockets in Germany are Type F, like other European countries, expect for United Kingdom and Ireland. If you need an adaptor, you can either get one online, once you get to Berlin or ask the staff at your hotel if you can borrow one.
Useful telephone numbers
- Emergencies: 112.
- Police: 110.
- Country code for Italy: 49.
- Area code for Berlin: 30.