Small city (round about 150000 residents) in Germany. It lies in the southwest of Berlin. It was founded in 993 and was built by Friedrich Wilhelm I. to be his residence. He and his successors built the Neues Palais(1769), the castle and the park of Sans Souci(1747) and the castle Charlottenhof (1828). At the park of Sans Souci and facing the Neues Palais is the University of Potsdam (a small university, which I attend).

If you ever visit Germany and come to Berlin, be sure to visit Potsdam (especially the park of Sans Souci, where most of the old castles lie).

Addition: The city is also famous for the Potsdam Conference during which the treatment of the countries that were defeated (especially Germany) was decided.

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