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About Potsdam

Potsdam is the capital and 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 morainic landscape dotted with many lakes, around 20 of which are located within Potsdam's city limits. It lies some 25 km southwest of Berlin's city centre. The name of the city and of many of its boroughs are of Slavic origin.

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It is currently 4:21 AM in Potsdam. Potsdam uses W. Europe Standard Time and also supports W. Europe Daylight Time.