Cottbus

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Cottbus
Cottbus Altmarkt (old market square).
Cottbus Altmarkt (old market square).
Coat of arms of Cottbus
Cottbus is located in Germany
Cottbus
Coordinates 51°45′38″N 14°20′03″E / 51.76056°N 14.33417°E / 51.76056; 14.33417
Administration
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Urban district
Lord Mayor Frank Szymanski (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 164.28 km2 (63.43 sq mi)
Elevation 70 m  (230 ft)
Population 102,265  (31 March 2007)
 - Density 623 /km2 (1,612 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate CB
Postal codes 03042-03055
Area code 0355
Website www.cottbus.de

Cottbus is a city in the east of Germany, in the state of Brandenburg. Cottbus has about 105,000 inhabitants and is the second largest city after Potsdam in Brandenburg. It lies southeast of Berlin on the River Spree. There are two universities, the Brandenburgische Technische Universität (BTU) and the Hochschule Lausitz.

Boroughs of Cottbus[change | change source]

  • (1) Mitte (Srjejź)
  • (2) Neu und Alt Schmellwitz
  • (3) Sandow (Žandow)
  • (4) Spremberger Vorstadt
  • (5) Ströbitz (Strobice)
  • (6) Sielow (Žylow)
  • (7) Saspow (Zaspy)
  • (8) Merzdorf (Žylowk)
  • (9) Dissenchen (Dešank)
  • (10) Branitz (Rogeńc)
  • (11) Madlow (Modłej)
  • (12) Sachsendorf (Knorawa)
  • (13) Döbbrick (Depsk)
  • (14) Skadow (Škodow)
  • (15) Willmersdorf (Rogozno)
  • (16) Kahren (Korjeń)
  • (17) Kiekebusch (Kibuš)
  • (18) Gallinchen (Gołynk)
  • (19) Groß Gaglow (Gogolow)