Cottbus

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Cottbus
Cottbus Altmarkt (old market square).
Cottbus Altmarkt (old market square).
Coat of arms of Cottbus
Coat of arms
Cottbus is located in Germany
Cottbus
Cottbus
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CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • Lord MayorFrank Szymanski (SPD)
Area
 • Total164.28 km2 (63.43 sq mi)
Elevation
70 m (230 ft)
Population
(2007-03-31)
 • Total102,265
 • Density620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
03042-03055
Dialling codes0355
Vehicle registrationCB
Websitewww.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)

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