Rübeland

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View from Schornsteinberg of the village

Rübeland is a village in the district of Harz in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. Since 2004, it has been given the additional description of Höhlenort ("cave site"). The sub-districts of Rübeland are Susenburg, Kaltes Tal, Kreuztal and Neuwerk. Since 1 January 2010, it is part of the town Oberharz am Brocken and has 959 inhabitants.

Geographical Location[edit]

Rübeland lies in the Harz mountains on the river Bode. The Rübeland Railway and B 27 federal road run through it, a link road to the B 81 branching off in the centre of the village. South of the village stretches the Rappbode Reservoir.

Places of interest[edit]

  • Schornsteinberg, a viewing point on a crag with excellent views of the valley and the village. Checkpoint no. 89 in the Harzer Wandernadel hiking network.

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Coordinates: 51°45′20″N 10°50′48″E / 51.75569°N 10.84660°E / 51.75569; 10.84660