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Coat of arms of Rehau
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Rehau   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 50°15′N 12°01′E / 50.250°N 12.017°E / 50.250; 12.017Coordinates: 50°15′N 12°01′E / 50.250°N 12.017°E / 50.250; 12.017
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberfranken
District Hof
 • Mayor Michael Abraham (CSU)
 • Total 80.34 km2 (31.02 sq mi)
Elevation 528 m (1,732 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 9,335
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 95111
Dialling codes 09283
Vehicle registration


REH (registered again)

Rehau is a town in the district of Hof, in Bavaria, Germany. The first documented name of Rehau was "Resawe" in the year 1234. Rehau is situated in the Fichtelgebirge, 12 km southeast of Hof, and 12 km west of . Formerly a fairly isolated town, located as it is near both Czech and former East German borders, with the fall of The Wall, it is now in the center of a growing area, with a new Autobahn providing ready access from Nuremberg and Munich.

The principal employer and economic engine is the polymer manufacturer Rehau AG & Co, which was founded in 1948. With more than 15.000 employees Rehau is an international company, that produces products in construction, automotive and industry.

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