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Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Gefell
Coat of arms
Gefell   is located in Germany
Location of Gefell within Saale-Orla-Kreis district
Gefell in SOK.png
Coordinates: 50°26′0″N 11°51′0″E / 50.43333°N 11.85000°E / 50.43333; 11.85000Coordinates: 50°26′0″N 11°51′0″E / 50.43333°N 11.85000°E / 50.43333; 11.85000
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Saale-Orla-Kreis
 • Mayor Marcel Zapf
 • Total 45.21 km2 (17.46 sq mi)
Elevation 550 m (1,800 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,491
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 07926
Dialling codes 036649
Vehicle registration SOK
Website Official website

Gefell is a town in the Saale-Orla-Kreis district, in Thuringia, Germany.


It is situated 16 km south of Schleiz, and 14 km northwest of Hof. It is where the Berlin professional audio company Georg Neumann GmbH relocated during World War II. During the time of the GDR, Gefell was in East Germany and private companies were nationalized, including this factory. Since reunification, the company, now known as Microtech Gefell, has specialized in microphones and is once again privately owned, this time by the families of managers of the pre-war Neumann company.

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Media related to Gefell at Wikimedia Commons