Place:Brandenburg, Brandenburg, Preußen, Germany

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NameBrandenburg
Alt namesBrandenburg an der Havel
Brandebourgsource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-24
Brandenburg an der Havelsource: Wikipedia
Braniborsource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) II, 474
Brannaburgsource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) II, 474
Brennaborsource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 118
TypeUrban district (kreisfreie Stadt)
Coordinates52.417°N 12.567°E
Located inBrandenburg, Preußen, Germany
Also located inBrandenburg, Germany     (500 - )
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Brandenburg an der Havel is a town in the state of Brandenburg (which is why it is also called Brandenburg City in English), Germany, with a population of 71,778 (as of 2010). It is located on the banks of the River Havel. The town of Brandenburg, which is almost as widely known as the state of Brandenburg, provided the name for the medieval Bishopric of Brandenburg, the Margraviate of Brandenburg, and the current state of Brandenburg. Today it is a small town compared to nearby Berlin, but it was the original nucleus of the former realms of Brandenburg and Prussia.

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