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Dresden

capital city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany

Dresden

Dresden 
capital city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany
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Instance of big city (1852),
state capital in Germany (Saxony),
independent city of Germany,
major regional center,
city,
urban municipality of Germany,
urban district in Saxony
LocationSaxony, Germany
Located in or next to body of water Elbe,
Weißeritz,
Lockwitzbach,
Prießnitz,
Kaitzbach,
Lausenbach
Located on terrain feature Dresden Basin,
Euroregion Elbe/Labe,
conurbation Dresden
Connects with
Legislative body
  • Dresden City Council
Head of government
Inception
  • 1206
Population
  • 554,434 (2019)
Area
  • 328.48 km² (2016, 2017)
Elevation above sea level
  • 112 ±1 m
official website
51° 02′ 57.33″ N, 13° 44′ 18.1″ E
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Deutsch: Dresden ist die Landeshauptstadt von Sachsen, Deutschland.
Čeština: Drážďany jsou hlavním městem spolkové země Sasko v Německu.
Dansk: Dresden er hovedstaden i delstaten Sachsen i Tyskland.
Ελληνικά: Η Δρέσδη είναι πρωτεύουσα του ομόσπονδου κράτους της Σαξωνίας της Γερμανίας.
English: Dresden is the capital of Saxony, Germany.
Esperanto: Dresdeno estas la ĉefurbo de Saksio, Germanio
Español: Dresden es la capital de Sajonia, Alemania
Euskara: Dresden Alemaniako Saxonia estatuko hiriburua da.
Français : Dresde est la capitale de Saxe, Allemagne.
Hornjoserbsce: Drježdźany je hłowne město Sakskeje, Němska.
Italiano: Dresda è la capitale della Sassonia, Germania.
Magyar: Drezda város Németországban, Szászország szövetségi tartomány fővárosa.
Македонски: Дрезден е главен град на сојузната покраина Саксонија во Германија.
Plattdüütsch: Dresden is de Hööftstadt vun dat Bundsland Sassen in Düütschland.
Nederlands: Dresden is de hoofdstad van de de Duitse deelstaat Saksen.
Norsk bokmål: Dresden er hovedstaden i delstaten Sachsen i Tyskland.
Polski: Drezno to miasto we wschodnich Niemczech, stolica kraju związkowego Saksonia.
Português: Dresden é a capital de Saxónia na Alemanha.
Русский: Дрезден является столицей федеральной земли Саксония в Германии.
Slovenščina: Dresden je glavno mesto Saške, Nemčija.
Svenska: Dresden är huvudstaden för delstaten Sachsen i Tyskland.
中文: 德累斯顿德国萨克森首府。

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Artistic RenderingsEdit

 

Old PhotographsEdit

Contemporary PhotographsEdit

PanoramaEdit

View from spots in the cityEdit

 
Brühl's Terrace
 
Brühl's Terrace
 
Dresden main station and districts Südvorstadt, Zschertnitz, Räcknitz, Plauen
 
View of Dresden-Neustadt from Lutherkirche
 
Neustadt, Elbe, Johannstadt
 
Neustadt, Altstadt
 
View to Dresden Basin
 
360° pano from town hall tower
 
360° pano from Frauenkirche

View from slopes outside the cityEdit

View from the FrauenkircheEdit

Public BuildingsEdit

Cultural Institutions and BuildingsEdit

Religious buildingsEdit

see also: Churches in Dresden

Castles and MansionsEdit

SculpturesEdit

PassagesEdit

BridgesEdit

Other buildingsEdit

Floods and low waterEdit

See also: Floods in Dresden

Flood March and April 2006Edit

OtherEdit

DistrictsEdit

See also:

SüdvorstadtEdit

OthersEdit

TransportEdit

See also: Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe; Dresden Hauptbahnhof; Bahnhof Dresden-Neustadt

Aerial photosEdit

Main Gallery: Aerial Views of Dresden

OtherEdit

MapsEdit