How Germany Is Still Divided By East and West

How Powerful Is Germany?

It’s been 25 years since East and West Germany reunified, but differences still remain between the two halves. How is Germany still divided?

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The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago, but Germany is still divided
“It can be hard for visitors to Berlin to imagine where the Berlin Wall once separated Germany’s communist East from the U.S.-friendly West.”

Differences persist between eastern and western Germany
“When the Berlin Wall fell on Nov. 9, 1989, the expectations of 16 million East Germans were sky high.”

One people?: Study looks at Germany, 25 years after the Wall fell
“Disaffection with the political system appears greater in the former East German states than their western counterparts.”

Poor Germany: Why the east will never catch up to the west
“When regional economic disparities take hold, they tend to stick.”

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