Caputh, Brandenburg

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Caputh
Ortsteil of Schwielowsee
Dorfkirche Caputh
Dorfkirche Caputh
Coat of arms of Caputh
Coat of arms
Caputh is located in Germany
Caputh
Caputh
Coordinates: 52°20′38″N 12°59′19″E / 52.34389°N 12.98861°E / 52.34389; 12.98861Coordinates: 52°20′38″N 12°59′19″E / 52.34389°N 12.98861°E / 52.34389; 12.98861
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Potsdam-Mittelmark
Municipality Schwielowsee
Area
 • Total 12.46 km2 (4.81 sq mi)
Elevation 46 m (151 ft)
Population (2010-01-31)
 • Total 4,596
 • Density 370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 14548
Vehicle registration PM
Caputh Palace
Einstein's summer house

Caputh (also known as Kaputh) is a village in the municipality of Schwielowsee, Potsdam-Mittelmark, Brandenburg, Germany.

Caputh got a railway station in 1904. Since the early 20th century it was seen as a remote residencial area by wealthy urban people.

Sights[edit]

The following sights are to be found:

  • The exhibition Einsteins Sommer-Idyll in Caputh in the community centre (Bürgerhaus) Caputh is devoted to Albert Einstein and his summer house in Caputh. The wooden house, built in 1929 by the architect Konrad Wachsmann, is Einstein's only preserved residence in Germany. Its history is illustrated by numerous documents, photos and models. Furthermore, the work of Albert Einstein during his time in Berlin and Konrad Wachsmanns's path of life are recounted.

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