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  2. Potsdam - Wikipedia Potsdam ( German pronunciation: [ˈpɔtsdam] ( listen)) is the capital and, with around 183,000 inhabitants, largest city of the German state of Brandenburg. It is part of the Berlin/Brandenburg Metropolitan Region. Potsdam sits on the River Havel, a tributary of the Elbe, downstream of Berlin, and lies embedded in a hilly ...

  3. Potsdam: beautiful gardens and UNESCO World ... - Germany

    Potsdam. Prussian pomp and splendour, a heritage of great architects and scholars and a focal point during the Cold War: Potsdam offers breathtaking dimensions of culture and history. 300 years ago, Potsdam was transformed into one of Europe's most splendid royal cities.

  4. Potsdam | History & Facts | Britannica

    Potsdam, city, capital of Brandenburg Land (state), eastern Germany. Lying on the southwest border of Berlin, it is sited where the Nuthe River flows into the Havel River, the confluence becoming a series of lakes. First mentioned in 993 as a Slavic settlement known as Poztupimi, it received its charter in 1317.

  5. Potsdam was the residence of the Prussian kings and German Kaisers until 1918. It is the site of the parks and palaces of Sanssouci, the largest World Heritage Site in Germany. The city is now the capital of the German federal state of Brandenburg and a home to three public colleges and a major film production studio.

  6. State Capital Potsdam

    Potsdam, the city of Prussian palaces and parks currently offers a rich and diverse culture and arts scene in addition to its proud historical heritage which reaches far beyond its borders. more Dream Factory Babelsberg (© T.Schirmag)

  7. Potsdam – Wikipedia

    Potsdam befindet sich südwestlich von Berlin, an das es direkt angrenzt, am Mittellauf der Havel in einer Wald- und Seenlandschaft. Sie ist geprägt durch den Wechsel von breiten Talniederungen und Moränenhügeln, wie dem südlich gelegenen Saarmunder Endmoränenbogen. Die höchste Erhebung im Stadtgebiet ist der Kleine Ravensberg mit 114,2 ...

  8. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz took French President Emmanuel Macron for an impromptu walk through downtown Potsdam, where he currently lives, near the German capital Berlin, before a long working dinner on Wednesday.

  9. Scholz and Macron in Potsdam: meeting in private • Europe.Table

    German Chancellor Olaf Scholz received France’s President Emmanuel Macron in Potsdam yesterday. The two not only had lunch together on Tuesday: Scholz showed Macron around the center of Brandenburg’s capital city during a walking tour.

  10. History of Germany (1945–1990) - Wikipedia

    At Potsdam, these four zones in total were denoted as 'Germany as a whole', and the four Allied Powers exercised the sovereign authority they now claimed over Germany in agreeing 'in principle' to the ceding of territory of the former German Reich east of 'Germany as a whole' to Poland and the Soviet Union. [9]

  11. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) met French President Emmanuel Macron for dinner in a friendly atmosphere in his home town of Potsdam. It was the first time in his reign that he received a head of state or government in the Brandenburg state capital. The two of them didn't just go out to eat together on Tuesday.