Dresden is the capital of . It's often referred to locally as Elbflorenz, or "Florence on the Elbe", reflecting its location on the Elbe river and its historical role as a centre for the arts and beautiful architecture - much like in Italy.

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The Dresden Frauenkirche is a Lutheran church in Dresden, the capital of the German state of . Photo: Netopyr, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is the opera house of the Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden and the concert hall of the Staatskapelle Dresden. Photo: Avda, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The in Dresden, Germany, displays around 750 paintings from the 15th to the 18th centuries. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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is a larger borough of Dresden, in the city's eastern centre on the Elbe river. is situated 4 km east of Dresden. Photo: Brücke-Osteuropa, CC0.

is a district or Stadtteil in south-west Dresden, . is situated 3 km west of Dresden. Photo: WikiAnika, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a neighborhood of Dresden, Germany. is situated 3½ km north of Dresden.


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