Gehren

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Gehren
Church
Church
Coat of arms of Gehren
Coat of arms
Gehren   is located in Germany
Gehren
Gehren
Coordinates: 50°38′55″N 11°0′12″E / 50.64861°N 11.00333°E / 50.64861; 11.00333Coordinates: 50°38′55″N 11°0′12″E / 50.64861°N 11.00333°E / 50.64861; 11.00333
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Ilm-Kreis
Municipal assoc. Langer Berg
Subdivisions 2
Government
 • Mayor Ronny Bössel
Area
 • Total 43.85 km2 (16.93 sq mi)
Elevation 475 m (1,558 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,897
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 98708
Dialling codes 036783
Vehicle registration IK

Gehren is a town in the Ilm-Kreis district, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated 7 km southeast of Ilmenau. It has become town in 1855. Between 1881 and 1998, Gehren was linked to Ilmenau by railway.

The castle of Gehren burned down in 1936. Until 1920, Gehren was the capital of the Amt Gehren in the state of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen.

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