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Eibau is a former municipality in the district Görlitz, in Saxony, Germany. Eibau is known for the Eibauer Schwarzbier (black beer) brewed by Münch-Bräu Eibau. With effect from 1 January 2013, it has merged with Niedercunnersdorf and Obercunnersdorf, forming the new municipality of Kottmar.[1]

Eibau
Ortsteil of Kottmar
Coat of arms of Eibau
Coat of arms
Location of Eibau
Eibau is located in Germany
Eibau
Eibau
Eibau is located in Saxony
Eibau
Eibau
Coordinates: 50°58′53″N 14°39′33″E / 50.98139°N 14.65917°E / 50.98139; 14.65917Coordinates: 50°58′53″N 14°39′33″E / 50.98139°N 14.65917°E / 50.98139; 14.65917
CountryGermany
StateSaxony
DistrictGörlitz
MunicipalityKottmar
Area
 • Total17.37 km2 (6.71 sq mi)
Elevation
368 m (1,207 ft)
Population
 (2011-12-31)
 • Total4,481
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
02739
Dialling codes03586
Vehicle registrationGR
Websitewww.eibau.de

The conductor Arthur Apelt (1907–1993) was born in Eibau.

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