Güsten is a town in the district of Salzlandkreis, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is situated on the river Wipper, west of Bernburg. It is part of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Saale-Wipper.

Güsten
Coat of arms of Güsten
Coat of arms
Location of Güsten within Salzlandkreis district
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Güsten is located in Germany
Güsten
Güsten
Güsten is located in Saxony-Anhalt
Güsten
Güsten
Coordinates: 51°47′50″N 11°36′36″E / 51.79722°N 11.61000°E / 51.79722; 11.61000Coordinates: 51°47′50″N 11°36′36″E / 51.79722°N 11.61000°E / 51.79722; 11.61000
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
DistrictSalzlandkreis
Municipal assoc.Saale-Wipper
Government
 • MayorHelmut Zander (SPD)
Area
 • Total36.16 km2 (13.96 sq mi)
Elevation
92 m (302 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,163
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
39439
Dialling codes039262
Vehicle registrationSLK
Websitewww.wipperaue-guesten.de

Sons and daughters of the placeEdit

Memorial plate Berlin Arno Philippsthal
  • Arno Philippsthal (1887-1933), physician and one of the first Jewish victims of the National Socialist rule in Berlin
  • Ernst-Otto Reher (1936-2016), process engineer and professor, pioneer of technical rheology
  • Fritz Siedentopf (1908–1944), communist and resistance fighter against Nazism.

Persons with regard to the placeEdit

  • Julius Kraaz (1822-1889), lawyer, sugar producer and member of the German Reichstag, died in Güsten

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31. Dezember 2017" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German).