|Ortsteil of Südharz|
|Area||17.25 km2 (6.66 sq mi)|
|Elevation||188 m (617 ft)|
|Population||289 (31 December 2006)|
|- Density||17 /km2 (43 /sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
First settlement traces date from 5th and 6th centuries BC. Above the place is the castle also called Questenberg. Remainders of the castle (attachment walls and tower), on the steep mountain at the eastern periphery of the village can still be visited.
The hill above the village, is home to the Queste (also known as the Questenbaum (Queste Tree)), an ancient pagan sun wheel, celebrated at the Questenfest. An der Queste is checkpoint no. 212 in the Harzer Wandernadel hiking network.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
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