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Potsdam-Mittelmark is a Kreis (district) in the western part of Brandenburg, Germany. Neighboring are (from the north clockwise) the district Havelland, the district free cities Brandenburg and Potsdam, the Bundesland Berlin, the district Teltow-Fläming, and the districts Wittenberg, Anhalt-Zerbst and Jerichower Land in Saxony-Anhalt.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 History
3 Coat of arms
4 Towns and municipalities
5 External links


The district includes the southern banks of the Havel river and the northern parts of the Fläming (a wooded hill chain).


The district was created in 1993 by merging the previous districts Belzig, Brandenburg-Land and Postdam-Land.

Coat of arms

{| | | valign="top" |The coat of arms is divided into four fields. The lefttop one shows a red eagle as the symbol of Brandenburg. The three oak-leaves in the topright both symbolize the prevalent oak forests, but also the three previous districts which were morged to form the current one. In the bottomright are two bishopric keys, which stand for the diocese of Brandenburg. The black-and-golden bars in the bottomleft are the symbol of Saxony, and symbolize that the area around Belzig, Brück, Wiesenburg and Niemegk belonged to Saxony until 1815. |}

Towns and municipalities

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  1. Beelitz
  2. Belzig
  3. Brück¹
  4. Havelsee¹
  5. Niemegk¹
  6. Teltow
  7. Treuenbrietzen
  8. Werder (Havel)
  9. Ziesar¹
¹ inside a
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  1. Beetzsee
  2. Brück
  3. Niemegk
  4. Wusterwitz
  5. Ziesar
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    free municipalities
  1. Groß Kreutz/Emster
  2. Kleinmachnow
  3. Kloster Lehnin
  4. Michendorf
  5. Nuthetal
  6. Schwielowsee
  7. Seddiner See
  8. Stahnsdorf
  9. Wiesenburg/Mark

External links