Gehren is a town and a former municipality in the Ilm-Kreis district, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated 7 km southeast of Ilmenau. It became town in 1855. Since July 2018, it is part of the town Ilmenau. Between 1881 and 1998, Gehren was linked to Ilmenau by railway.

Gehren
Stadtteil of Ilmenau
Church
Church
Coat of arms of Gehren
Coat of arms
Location of Gehren
Gehren is located in Germany
Gehren
Gehren
Gehren is located in Thuringia
Gehren
Gehren
Coordinates: 50°38′55″N 11°0′12″E / 50.64861°N 11.00333°E / 50.64861; 11.00333Coordinates: 50°38′55″N 11°0′12″E / 50.64861°N 11.00333°E / 50.64861; 11.00333
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictIlm-Kreis
TownIlmenau
Area
 • Total43.85 km2 (16.93 sq mi)
Elevation
475 m (1,558 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)
 • Total3,782
 • Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
98708
Dialling codes036783
Vehicle registrationIK

The castle of Gehren burned down in 1936. Until 1920, Gehren was the capital of the Amt Gehren in the state of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen.

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