Güsten

Güsten is a town in the district of Salzlandkreis, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is situated on the river Wipper, west of Bernburg. It is part of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Saale-Wipper.

Güsten
Coat of arms of Güsten
Location of Güsten within Salzlandkreis district
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Güsten is located in Germany
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Güsten
Güsten is located in Saxony-Anhalt
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Coordinates: 51°47′50″N 11°36′36″E / 51.79722°N 11.61000°E / 51.79722; 11.61000Coordinates: 51°47′50″N 11°36′36″E / 51.79722°N 11.61000°E / 51.79722; 11.61000
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
DistrictSalzlandkreis
Municipal assoc.Saale-Wipper
Government
 • Mayor (2015–22) Helmut Zander[1]
Area
 • Total36.16 km2 (13.96 sq mi)
Elevation
92 m (302 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total4,074
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
39439
Dialling codes039262
Vehicle registrationSLK
Websitewww.wipperaue-guesten.de

Sons and daughters of the placeEdit

 
Memorial plate Berlin Arno Philippsthal
  • Arno Philippsthal (1887-1933), physician and one of the first Jewish victims of the National Socialist rule in Berlin
  • Ernst-Otto Reher (1936-2016), process engineer and professor, pioneer of technical rheology
  • Fritz Siedentopf (1908–1944), communist and resistance fighter against Nazism.

Persons with regard to the placeEdit

  • Julius Kraaz (1822-1889), lawyer, sugar producer and member of the German Reichstag, died in Güsten

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bürgermeisterwahlen in den Gemeinden, Endgültige Ergebnisse, Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt, accessed 8 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31. Dezember 2020" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German). June 2021.