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The Industrial Revolution transformed Berlin during the 19th century; the city's economy and population expanded dramatically, and it became the main railway hub and economic centre of Germany.
Additional suburbs soon developed and increased the area and population of Berlin.
At the end of the First World War in 1918, a republic was proclaimed by Philipp Scheidemann at the Reichstag building.
In 1920, the Greater Berlin Act incorporated dozens of suburban cities, villages and estates around Berlin into an expanded city.
Typical German place name endings of Slavic origin are -ow, -itz, -itzsch and -in.
The name Berlin has its roots in the language of West Slavic inhabitants of the area of today's Berlin, and may be related to the Old Polabian stem berl-/birl- ("swamp").
Spandau is first mentioned in 1197 and Köpenick in 1209, although these areas did not join Berlin until 1920.
After Kristallnacht in 1938, thousands of the city's Jews were imprisoned in the nearby Sachsenhausen concentration camp.
While the Frankish Realm was primarily inhabited by Germanic tribes like the Franks and the Saxons, the regions east of the border rivers were inhabited by Slavic tribes.
This is why most of the cities and villages in northeastern Germany have Slavic-derived names (Germania Slavica).
From 1470, with the new elector Albrecht III Achilles, Berlin-Cölln became the new royal residence.
Since 1618, the Margraviate of Brandenburg had been in personal union with the Duchy of Prussia.