Bezirk Frankfurt
District
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
CountryGerman Democratic Republic
Subdivisions9 Kreise and 3 Stadtkreise
Formed1952
Dissolved1990
SeatFrankfurt (Oder)
Area
 • Total7,186 km2 (2,775 sq mi)
Population
 (1989)[1]
 • Total713,800
 • Density99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Vehicle registrationE

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

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

References

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