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

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

§ Potsdam: brief information about the city

The City of Potsdam, in German Potsdam, with a population size of about 186'000 people is one of the largest cities of Germany, covering an area of 188 km2, the city is located in the eastern part of Germany (formerly the German Democratic Republic) in the federated state of Brandenburg , the city of Potsdam is the capital of the said federated state. The population density of the city is 987 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.

§ Potsdam population, population density

The table below contains the population statistics for the City of Potsdam 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 Potsdam in 2023.

Feature Value Mean value per 1 city in Germany
Population size, people 185'750 30'101
Number of men, people 89'442 14'771
Number of women, people 96'308 15'330
City area, km2 188 73
Population density, people per 1 km2 987 411

§ Potsdam local time

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

Postal code(s) of the City of Potsdam

The major postal code in the City of Potsdam is 14469 (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: 14467, 14471, 14473, 14476, 14478, 14480, 14482.


§ City of Potsdam on the map

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

For telephone calls to the City of Potsdam, use its telephone code 331. For calls around Germany, dial “0” (to access the DLD, domestic long-distance line) prior to the city code, that is 0 331, 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 331 and the subscriber's phone number, for example: 00 49 331 1234123.



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