Cottbus

city in Brandenburg, Germany

Cottbus (Low Sorbian: Chóśebuz, Upper Sorbian: Choćebuz) 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.

Cottbus
Cottbus Altmarkt (old market square).
Cottbus Altmarkt (old market square).
Flag of Cottbus
Coat of arms of Cottbus
Location of Cottbus
Cottbus is located in Germany
Cottbus
Cottbus
Cottbus is located in Brandenburg
Cottbus
Cottbus
Coordinates: 51°45′38″N 14°20′03″E / 51.76056°N 14.33417°E / 51.76056; 14.33417Coordinates: 51°45′38″N 14°20′03″E / 51.76056°N 14.33417°E / 51.76056; 14.33417
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • Lord mayorFrank Szymanski (SPD)
Area
 • Total164.28 km2 (63.43 sq mi)
Elevation
70 m (230 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total100,416
 • Density610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
03042-03055
Dialling codes0355
Vehicle registrationCB
Websitewww.cottbus.de

Boroughs of CottbusEdit

  • (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)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bevölkerung im Land Brandenburg nach amtsfreien Gemeinden, Ämtern und Gemeinden 31. Dezember 2016 (Fortgeschriebene amtliche Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)". Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg (in German). 2016.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Cottbus at Wikimedia Commons