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Latest revision as of 14:18, 26 October 2012

Cottbus [1] is a city in Brandenburg, Germany with a population of 102,000.

The Arms of Cottbus

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Understand[edit]

Church and Hotel in Cottbus
Cottbus

Cottbus is a small city and due to high unemployment the city has to suffer from the brain drain to more prosperus German cities. The proximity to Berlin allows a lot of people to commute between the cities.

Get in[edit]

Either via the Autobahn from Berlin or Dresden. There is an hourly train from Berlin to Cottbus.

Get around[edit]

Public transport or by bike

See[edit][add listing]

Do[edit][add listing]

Cottbus is known for two things:

  1. FC Energie Cottbus - FC Energie Cottbus is Cottbus' professional soccer team in the 2. Bundesliga (2nd tier football leaque).
  2. Lignite extraction in the open pits aorund the town

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Get out[edit]

  • Spreewald - Well known landscape and UNESCO biosphere reserve since 1991 15 kilometres northwest from town.
  • Berlin
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