Dresden is the capital city of the German state of Saxony and its second most populous city, following only Leipzig. It is the 12th most populous city of Germany, the fourth largest by area (following only Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne), and the third most populous city in the area of former East Germany, following only (East) Berlin and Leipzig. Dresden is contiguous with Freital, Pirna, Radebeul, Meissen and Coswig, and its urban area has around 780,000 inhabitants, making it the largest in Saxony.
Like many places in Eastern parts of Germany, Dresden has an oceanic climate, with significant continental influences due to its inland location. The summers are warm, averaging 19.0 °C (66.2 °F) in July. The winters are slightly colder than the German average, with a January average temperature of 0.1 °C (32.18 °F), just preventing it from being a humid continental climate. The driest months are February, March and April, with precipitation of around 40 mm (1.6 in). The wettest months are July and August, with more than 80 mm (3.1 in) per month.
Dresden is a city of knowledge and skills. Almost half of all workers have scientific and technological careers or have studied a subject in that field. The people of Dresden have a deep-rooted tradition of engineering and openness towards new technologies.
It is No. 1 Location for science. Dresden does a greater degree of research than any other city in Germany. It comes top of the ranking among large German cities regarding both the scientific workforce and the number of research institutes.
The driving force behind economic development is the three key sectors of microelectronics / information and communication technology; new-generation materials / nanotechnology / photovoltaics, and the life sciences / biotechnology.
|Feb. 2012||Mayor of Daejeon visits Dresden, discusses a matter of cooperation|
|May. 2012||Vice Mayor of Dresden visits Daejeon|
|Jun. 2012||Daejeon delegation attends Dresden Nano Fair|
|Sep. 2012||Vice Mayor of Dresden and officials from Fraunhofer Institute visit Daejeon|
|Jul. 2013||MOU for science and technology exchange signed in Dresden|
|Sep. 2014||Daejeon delegation attends Dresden Nano Fair 2014|
|Sep. 2014||Daejeon Art Association attends Dresden Art Festival|
|Nov. 2015||Vice Mayor of Daejoen discusses an MOU for friendly cooperation|
|Feb. 2016||Daejeon Art Association attends Dresden Art Festival|
|Apr. 2016||Mayor of Daejeon signs an MOU in Dresden|
|Oct. 2017||Director of Economy from Dresden visits Daejeon|
|Oct. 2018||Mayor of Dresden visits Daejeon and attends Korea-Germany Forum and Daejeon International Art Show|