Dresden

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Dresden 
capital city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany
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Instance ofbig city (1852),
state capital in Germany (Saxony),
independent city of Germany,
major regional center,
city,
urban municipality of Germany,
urban district in Saxony
Location Saxony, Germany
Located in or next to body of waterElbe,
Weißeritz,
Lockwitzbach,
Prießnitz,
Kaitzbach,
Lausenbach
Located on terrain featureDresden Basin,
Euroregion Elbe/Labe,
conurbation Dresden
Connects with
Legislative body
  • Dresden City Council
Head of government
Inception
  • 1206
Significant event
  • Siege of Dresden
Highest point
  • Triebenberg
Population
  • 554,649 (2019)
Area
  • 328.48 km² (2016, 2017)
Elevation above sea level
  • 112 ±1 m
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51° 02′ 57.33″ N, 13° 44′ 18.1″ E
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Dresden

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。

Artistic Renderings[edit]

Kupferstich von Matthäus Seutter 1755

Old Photographs[edit]

WW2[edit]

Contemporary Photographs[edit]

Panorama[edit]

View from spots in the city[edit]

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 city[edit]

View from the Frauenkirche[edit]

Public Buildings[edit]

Cultural Institutions and Buildings[edit]

Religious buildings[edit]

see also: Churches in Dresden

Castles and Mansions[edit]

Sculptures[edit]

Passages[edit]

Bridges[edit]

Other buildings[edit]

Floods and low water[edit]

See also: Floods in Dresden

Flood March and April 2006[edit]

Other[edit]

Districts[edit]

See also:

Südvorstadt[edit]

Others[edit]

Transport[edit]

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

Aerial photos[edit]

Main Gallery: Aerial Views of Dresden

Other[edit]

Maps[edit]