Guttau

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Guttau
Ortsteil of Malschwitz
Coat of arms of Guttau
Coat of arms
Guttau  is located in Germany
Guttau
Guttau
Coordinates: 51°15′N 14°34′E / 51.250°N 14.567°E / 51.250; 14.567Coordinates: 51°15′N 14°34′E / 51.250°N 14.567°E / 51.250; 14.567
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Bautzen
Municipality Malschwitz
Area
 • Total 41.66 km2 (16.09 sq mi)
Elevation 146 m (479 ft)
Population (2011-12-31)
 • Total 1,581
 • Density 38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 02694
Dialling codes 035932
Vehicle registration BZ
Website www.gemeinde-guttau.de

Guttau, in Sorbian Hućina, is a village and a former municipality in the east of Saxony, Germany. It belongs to the district of Bautzen and lies northeast of the eponymous city. Since 1 January 2013, it is part of the municipality Malschwitz.

Geography[edit]

The municipality was situated in the Upper Lusatian plain, south of the so-called Lusatian Lake District. The villages of Halbendorf, Lömischau, Lieske and Neudorf lie along the river Spree.

Villages[edit]

Several villages belonged to the municipality:

  • Brösa (Brězyna),
  • Guttau (Hućina),
  • Halbendorf/Spree (Połpica),
  • Kleinsaubernitz (Zubornička),
  • Lieske (Lěskej),
  • Lömischau (Lemišow),
  • Neudorf/Spree (Nowa Wjes/Sprjewja),
  • Ruhethal (Wotpočink),
  • Wartha (Stróža).

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