|Alt names||Chociebuż||source: Wikipedia|
|Kottbus||source: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)|
|Type||Urban district (kreisfreie Stadt)|
|Located in||Brandenburg, Preußen, Germany (1000 - )|
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Cottbus (; Lower Sorbian: Chóśebuz; ; ) is a university city in Brandenburg, Germany, situated around southeast of Berlin, on the River Spree. Cottbus is a major railway junction with extensive sidings/depots.