Stunning satellite images and maps show how east and west differ from each other even today.

Source: www.washingtonpost.com

These two maps (unemployment on the left and disposable income on the right) are but two examples in this article that highlights the lingering distinctions between the two parts of Germany that were reunited 25 years ago.  The social geographies imposed by the Iron Curtain and the Berlin  Wall are still being felt from this relic border and will for years to come. 

Tags: Germany, industry, laboreconomichistorical, politicalborders.