I happened to notice in Köpenick that the name of the city was spelt Cöpenick in an old street sign. Was there a general passage from C to K at some time in the history of the german language ?
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According to the German Wikipedia, the spelling reform of 1901 changed the spelling of a number of city names (but not all) from C to K, such as Kassel or Köln, but not Coburg or Cottbus. The article does not explicitly refer to the name Köpenick.