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A view of the street including the world record sign

Spreuerhofstraße is the world's narrowest street, found in the city of Reutlingen, Germany.[1] It ranges from 31 centimetres (12.2 in) at its narrowest to 50 centimetres (19.7 in) at its widest.[2] The lane was built in 1727 during the reconstruction efforts after the area was completely destroyed in the massive city-wide fire of 1726 and is officially listed in the Land-Registry Office as City Street Number 77.[1][3]

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  1. ^ a b "Tourismus-Reutlingen: An eye of a needle with world fame". Wirtschaft-Necker Alb. Retrieved 2010-02-05. 
  2. ^ Glenday, Craig, ed. (2009). Guinness World Records 2009. Random House Publishing Group. p. 493. ISBN 0-553-59256-4. 
  3. ^ "Regio-Report Neckar-Alb Aus der Region" (in German). E-Paper - Wirtschaft-Neckar Alb. April 2007. Retrieved 2010-11-06. 

Coordinates: 48°29′27″N 9°12′57″E / 48.4908°N 9.2157°E / 48.4908; 9.2157