Kreuzau

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Kreuzau
Coat of arms of Kreuzau
Coat of arms
Kreuzau  is located in Germany
Kreuzau
Kreuzau
Coordinates: 50°45′00″N 06°28′59″E / 50.75000°N 6.48306°E / 50.75000; 6.48306Coordinates: 50°45′00″N 06°28′59″E / 50.75000°N 6.48306°E / 50.75000; 6.48306
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Köln
District Düren
Government
 • Mayor Walter Ramm (CDU)
Area
 • Total 41.77 km2 (16.13 sq mi)
Elevation 142 - 360 m (−1,039 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 17,441
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 52372
Dialling codes 02422, 02427, 02421
Vehicle registration DN
Website www.kreuzau.de

Kreuzau is a municipality in the district of Düren in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the river Rur, approx. 5 km south of Düren.

Geography[edit]

Neighbouring communities[edit]

Kreuzau is surrounded by the following settlements, listed clockwise beginning in the north: the county town of Düren and the municipalities of Nörvenich, Vettweiß, Nideggen and Hürtgenwald, all in the county of Düren.

Municipal subdivisions[edit]

The municipality Kreuzau includes the following civil parishes (Ortsteil):

In addition there was the now extinct village of Hemgenberg.

Twin towns[edit]

Kreuzau is twinned with:

References[edit]