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Pros and cons to live in Berlin

Pros and cons to live in Berlin
Berlin is Germany’s capital and largest city, and the 7th most populous city in European Union. Berlin is Germany’s center of government and seat of power. Berlin has a humid continental climate mainly because it is located in the European Plains, and north-east of Germany. Berlin is also home to many universities and colleges. It also has a very lucrative industry and home to many of the leading and well-known manufacturers in the world.

Reasons to live in Berlin
  • Job opportunities – Berlin has one of the most productive industries in Europe and the whole world. Job opportunities for residents in Berlin are considerably high compared to other countries. Berliners enjoy the benefits of high-paying jobs especially in the service and manufacturing sectors.
  • Climate – Berlin is gifted with a continental climate. These make some parts of Berlin; notably rural areas, very suitable for growing crops and farming products. The climate of Berlin compliments some parts of the city which is composed of woodlands and lakes. These scenic spots are also excellent for family picnics and outings.
  • Food – Berlin’s foods are health-loving foods. Berlins leading restaurants offer vegetarian dishes which are very popular among health-conscious people. Berlin’s food is primarily composed of hearty dishes complimented with some delicious fish, pork, goose, and ham meat. Other healthy foods include beans, cucumbers and potatoes.
  • Accessibility – Berlin has one of the world’s most famous roadway systems. Berliners call their roads, bridges, and roadways as the Autobahn. Berlin is virtually accessible in almost any means of land transportation. The complex highway system makes all these possible. Air Berlin is the city’s Airline Company and has its headquarters in Berlin. The city also has many airports that cater to local and international flights. Long-distance railway systems also serve Berliners. These railway systems provide mass transit for commuters and freight service as well.
  • Education – Berlin has long been one of the most educational places around the world. Many prestigious universities are found at the Berlin-Brandenburg region. Berlin has 4 universities, and a total of 27 professional and private technical colleges. The city’s colleges and universities offer different disciplines among the Sciences. This makes Berlin a very advanced city in terms of education and health.
  • Companies – Berlin is known all around the world for the many brands that are made in its factories. Berlin manufactures almost all of the things that we use. From health products, pharmaceuticals, cars, motorcycles, machines, and food. For many years, Berlin has been the leading manufacturer of quality toys, not until recently that China has become the world leader in toy manufacturing. Companies like Bayer, BMW, Charit? hospital systems are just a few of the many companies situated in Berlin.
  • Moderate traffic jam – Surprisingly, Berlin as an automobile manufacturing city has one of the lowest numbers of motor vehicles per capita compared to its neighbors. These results in lesser vehicles on the road compared to other cities with such massive economic potential.
  • Cleaner environment through research – Berlin’s car manufacturers are focusing on producing green vehicles. Daimler-Benz is developing cars and other personal transport vehicles with a low carbon footprint. These efforts are aimed in reducing Planet Earth’s carbon output. With these in mind, people in Berlin can have the benefit of breathing cleaner air.
Reasons not to live in Berlin
  • High cost of living - Berlin, with all of its economic and productive capability has a surprisingly high cost of living. Living spaces in the city is expensive because space is not an option that most people have.
  • Overcrowding - being Germany’s capital and 7th most populous city in Europe, Berlin has one of the most severe overcrowding issues in the European Union. However, Berlin’s government has been looking ways to utilize the city’s suburbs for living and residential purposes.
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What makes Berlin a good place to live compared to other cities
Berlin’s dedication for educational, technological and environmental excellence has been the main assets of the city. Not only is Berlin focused on the manufacturing and innovative products, it also focuses on health, education and social welfare. The only drawback of Berlin is its population issue.


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