Potsdam

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Potsdam
Sanssouci, former summer palace of Frederick the Great
Sanssouci, former summer palace of Frederick the Great
Coat of arms of Potsdam
Potsdam is located in Germany
Potsdam
Coordinates 52°24′0″N 13°4′0″E / 52.4°N 13.066667°E / 52.4; 13.066667
Administration
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Urban district
Lord Mayor Jann Jakobs (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 187.28 km2 (72.31 sq mi)
Elevation 35-114 m
Population  148,691  (31 October 2006)[1]
 - Density 794 /km2 (2,056 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate P
Postal codes 14401 – 14482
Area code 0331
Website potsdam.de

Potsdam is a German city near Berlin. It is 26 km southwest of Berlin. It is the capital of the state of Brandenburg. In 2005 about 146,635 people lived in this city.

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