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The City of Dresden in Germany (in German it’s Dresden): brief information about the city, postal codes(ZIPs), phone, area, dialling code, international prefix, local time, population

§ Dresden: brief information about the city

The City of Dresden, in German Dresden, with a population size of about 552'000 people is one of the largest cities of Germany, covering an area of 328 km2, the city is located in the eastern part of Germany (formerly the German Democratic Republic) in the federated state of Saxony , the city of Dresden is the capital of the said federated state. The population density of the city is 1'678 people per 1 km2. Dresden is a metropolitan area with a population size exceeding 0.8 million people. Read more at all metropolitan areas and metropolitan cities of Germany.

§ Dresden population, population density

The table below contains the population statistics for the City of Dresden versus the mean value per 1 city in Germany. This gives an idea of the city size and its population.

Feature Value Mean value per 1 city in Germany
Metropolitan area of the city, mln. people 0.8 -
Population size, people 551'072 29'416
Number of men, people 274'513 14'446
Number of women, people 276'559 14'970
City area, km2 328 71
Population density, people per 1 km2 1'678 413

§ Dresden local time

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

Postal code(s) of the City of Dresden

The major postal code in the City of Dresden is 1067 (it consists of 5 digits, like all postal codes in Germany).

However, the following postal codes also apply to the city, depending on the city part: 01067, 01069, 01097, 01099, 01108, 01109, 01127, 01129, 01139, 01156, 01157, 01159, 01169, 01187, 01189, 01217, 01219, 01237, 01239, 01257, 01259, 01277, 01279, 01307, 01309, 01324, 01326, 01328, 01465.


§ City of Dresden on the map

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

For telephone calls to the City of Dresden, use its telephone code 351. For calls around Germany, dial “0” (to access the DLD, domestic long-distance line) prior to the city code, that is 0 351, 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 351 and the subscriber's phone number, for example: 00 49 351 1234123.


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