Kreuzau

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Kreuzau
Coat of arms of Kreuzau
Coat of arms
Location of Kreuzau within Düren district
Düren (district)North Rhine-WestphaliaRhein-Erft-KreisEuskirchen (district)Rhein-Kreis NeussHeinsberg (district)AachenAachen (district)BelgiumHeimbachKreuzauNideggenVettweißDürenJülichLangerweheTitzMerzenichAldenhovenHürtgenwaldNörvenichIndenNiederzierLinnichKreuzau in DN.svg
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Kreuzau is located in Germany
Kreuzau
Kreuzau
Kreuzau is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
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
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
DistrictDüren
Government
 • MayorWalter Ramm (CDU)
Area
 • Total41.77 km2 (16.13 sq mi)
Elevation
142 - 360 m (−1,039 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total17,582
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
52372
Dialling codes02422, 02427, 02421
Vehicle registrationDN
Websitewww.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]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2017" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-09-21.