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Brandenburg, Land (state), eastern Germany. The current territory of Brandenburg state occupies what were the east-central and eastern portions of former East Germany, extending east-west from the Oder and Neisse rivers to the Elbe region and north-south from the Mecklenburg lake district to lower Lusatia (Lausitz).
brandenburg.de Potsdam is the state capital and largest city, and other major towns are Cottbus , Brandenburg an der Havel and Frankfurt (Oder) . Brandenburg surrounds the national capital and city-state of Berlin , and together they form the Berlin/Brandenburg Metropolitan Region , the third-largest metropolitan area in Germany with a total population of about 6.2 million. 
Brandenburg, in full Brandenburg an der Havel, city, Brandenburg Land (state), eastern Germany. The city lies on both banks of the Havel River, west of Berlin. It was founded as Branibor (Brennabor, or Brennaburg) by the West Slavic Havelli tribe and was captured by the German king Henry I the Fowler in 928. A bishopric was first established there in 948.
Brandenburg, margravate, or mark, then an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire, located in the northeastern lowlands of Germany; it was the nucleus of the dynastic power on which the kingdom of Prussia was founded. After World War I it was a province of the Land (state) of Prussia in Germany. After World War II Brandenburg west of the Oder River was constituted as a separate Land on the dissolution of Prussia.
Brandenburg[ˈbʁandn̩ˌbʊʁk] (niedersorbisch Bramborska; niederdeutsch Brannenborg; amtlich Land Brandenburg, Abkürzung BB) ist ein Land im Nordosten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Die Landeshauptstadt und bevölkerungsreichste Stadt ist Potsdam , weitere wichtige Zentren sind Cottbus , Brandenburg an der Havel und Frankfurt (Oder) .
Brandenburg, established in 1968, is one of the nation’s premier firms specializing in demolition and environmental remediation, which includes asbestos abatement, hazardous material removal, soil remediation, asset recovery, and site preparation. Brandenburg has five regional offices located throughout the United States, a staff in excess of 800 full-time permanent employees, and a fleet of heavy equipment valued in excess of $150,000,000.
Berlin was expanded separated from Brandenburg on October 1, 1920 and became an independent entity with province-like administrative rights. The new greater Berlin area included six former counties with fifty-nine civil communities and 27 rural districts. Brandenburg province was divided into two regions: Frankfurt/ Oder and Potsdam.
Brandenburg was established in 1815 from the Kingdom of Prussia's core territory, and comprised the bulk of the historic Margraviate of Brandenburg and the Lower Lusatia region. It became part of the German Empire in 1871. From 1918, Brandenburg was a province of the Free State of Prussia.
Since Brandenburg was still legally part of the Holy Roman Empire, the personal union between Brandenburg and Prussia technically continued until the empire's dissolution in 1806. However, the emperor's power was only nominal by this time, and Brandenburg soon came to be treated as a de facto province of the Prussian kingdom.
The Province of Brandenburg ( German: Provinz Brandenburg) was a province of Prussia from 1815 to 1945. Brandenburg was established in 1815 from the Kingdom of Prussia 's core territory, comprised the bulk of the historic Margraviate of Brandenburg (excluding Altmark) and the Lower Lusatia region, and became part of the German Empire in 1871.