Of Berlin, on the main line of railway to Bebra and Frankfort-on-Main, and at the junction of three lines to Jena, Gera and Berka and Rastenberg.
BERKA, a town and watering-place of Germany, in the grandduchy of Saxe-Weimar, on the Ilm and the Weimar-Kranichfeld railway, 8 m.
Berka was once celebrated for its Cistercian nunnery, founded in 1251.
The present entrance to the Palacio Arabe, or Casa Real (Moorish palace), is by a small door from which a corridor conducts to the Patio de los Arrayanes (Court of the Myrtles), also called the Patio de la Alberca (Court of the Blessing or Court of the Pond), from the Moorish birka, " pond," or berka, " blessing."
There are salt springs at Berka and Stadtsulza.