German Revolution: The last days of the Berlin Wall

The inner German border (German: innerdeutsche Grenze or deutsch–deutsche Grenze; initially also Zonengrenze) was the frontier between the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) and the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG, West Germany) from 1949 to 1990. Not including the similar but physically separate Berlin Wall, the border was 1,381 kilometres (858 mi) long and ran from the Baltic Sea to Czechoslovakia.

20 years ago, the refugees of
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  • August 1989: 20.995 GDR citizens
  • September 1989: 33.255 GDR citizens
  • October 1989: 57.024 GDR citizens
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The Wall of Berlin was part of the inner German border. No more words, see the animation

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