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.

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Coat of arms of Kreuzau
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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
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total17,532
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
52372
Dialling codes02422, 02427, 02421
Vehicle registrationDN
Websitewww.kreuzau.de

GeographyEdit

Neighbouring communitiesEdit

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 subdivisionsEdit

The municipality Kreuzau includes the following civil parishes (Ortsteil):

In addition there was the now extinct village of Hemgenberg.

Twin townsEdit

Kreuzau is twinned with:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.