Cottbus

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Cottbus
Cottbus Altmarkt (old market square).
Cottbus Altmarkt (old market square).
Coat of arms of Cottbus
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Urban district
Government
 • Lord Mayor Frank Szymanski (SPD)
Area
 • Total 164.28 km2 (63.43 sq mi)
Elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Population (2007-03-31)
 • Total 102,265
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 03042-03055
Dialling codes 0355
Vehicle registration CB
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)