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On October 3, 1990, a historic event took place in Germany. The Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) and the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) were reunited after more than 40 years of division as two countries. One year before, in November 1989, the “Berlin Wall,” dividing the city into two parts, was opened. In the parliament assembly of June 20, 1991, the united Berlin was elected to be the new capital and government location of Germany.

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