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The City of Cottbus in Germany (in German it’s Cottbus)

Brief information about the city, postal codes(ZIPs), phone, area, dialling code, international prefix, local time, population as of 2023.

§ Cottbus: brief information about the city

The City of Cottbus, in German Cottbus, with a population size of about 100'000 people is one of the medium cities of Germany, covering an area of 166 km2, the city is located in the eastern part of Germany (formerly the German Democratic Republic) in the federated state of Brandenburg (The capital of the federated state is the City of Потсдам). The population density of the city is 601 people per 1 km2. The city is part of the metropolitan region: Berlin-Brandenburg metropolitan region, with a population size of 6.2 million people. Read more at all metropolitan areas and metropolitan cities of Germany.

§ Cottbus population, population density

The table below contains the population statistics for the City of Cottbus versus the mean value per 1 city in Germany. This gives an idea of the city size and its population. Population data is sourced from the Federal Statistical Office of Germany.

The population of the city of Cottbus in 2023.

Feature Value Mean value per 1 city in Germany
Population size, people 99'515 30'101
Number of men, people 48'535 14'771
Number of women, people 50'980 15'330
City area, km2 166 73
Population density, people per 1 km2 601 411

§ Cottbus local time

The City of Cottbus, like all other cities in Germany, has a single time zone, so the exact local time in the City of Cottbus is the same as in all the cities of Germany:

Postal code(s) of the City of Cottbus

The major postal code in the City of Cottbus is 3046 (it consists of 5 digits, like all postal codes in Germany).


§ City of Cottbus on the map

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§ City of Cottbus phone code (or area, dialling code, international prefix)

For telephone calls to the City of Cottbus, use its telephone code 355. For calls around Germany, dial “0” (to access the DLD, domestic long-distance line) prior to the city code, that is 0 355, and then dial the subscriber's phone number. For calls from other countries, first dial the international access code (which, for example, in UK is: “00”, two zeros), then the code of Germany 49, then the city code 355 and the subscriber's phone number, for example: 00 49 355 1234123.



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