Potsdam

Potsdam, 18 m. SW. of Berlin, stands on an island at the confluence of the Nuthe and Havel, and is the capital of the Prussian province of Brandenburg; a handsome town, with broad streets, many parks and squares, numberless statues and fine public buildings; it is a favourite residence of Prussian royalty, and has several royal palaces; was the birthplace of Alexander von Humboldt; has sugar and chemical works, and a large violet-growing industry.

Population (circa 1900) given as 54,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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