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Basic Facts (at the time of July 31, 1989)
 

Total border lenght around West  Berlin: 96 mi / 155 km

Border between East and West Berlin: 27 mi / 43.1 km

Border between West Berlin and East Germany: 69 mi / 111.9 km

Border through residential areas in Berlin: 23 mi / 37 km

Concrete segment wall: 3.6m (11.81 ft.) high, 66 mi / 106 km

Wire mesh fencing: 41 mi / 66.5 km

Anti-vehicle trenches: 65 mi / 105.5 km

Contact or signal fence: 79 mi / 127.5 km

Column track: 6-7 m (7.33 yd) wide, 77 mi / 124.3 km

Number of watch towers: 302

Number of bunkers: 20

Persons killed on the Berlin Wall: 192

Persons injured by shooting: ca. 200

Bibliogaphy:
The Wall, Press and Information Office of Land Berlin 2000/2001
Bilanz der Todesopfer, Checkpoint Charlie Museum, 1999
Die Berliner Mauer, Flemming/Koch, 1999
Die Grenze, Lapp/Ritter,1999
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