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The location of Lichtenberg in Berlin.
The location of Lichtenberg in Berlin.

Lichtenberg is a borough of Berlin, Germany. In 2001, it absorbed the former borough of Hohenschönhausen. Lichtenberg now has an area of 52.29 km² and a population (as of 2003) of about 260,200 inhabitants.

The present mayor of the borough is Christina Emmrich (Linkspartei.PDS).

Lichtenberg contains the Tierpark Berlin, the larger of Berlin's two zoological parks. Lichtenberg was also the site of the extensive headquarters complex of the Stasi, the East German intelligence service. The complex is now a museum.

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Coordinates: 52°32′N, 13°30′E