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.

Rehau
Rehau
Rehau
Coat of arms of Rehau
Coat of arms
Location of Rehau within Hof district
Rehau in HO.svg
Rehau is located in Germany
Rehau
Rehau
Rehau is located in Bavaria
Rehau
Rehau
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
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberfranken
DistrictHof
Subdivisions6 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorMichael Abraham (CSU)
Area
 • Total80.34 km2 (31.02 sq mi)
Elevation
528 m (1,732 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,424
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
95111
Dialling codes09283
Vehicle registrationHO REH (registered again)
Websitewww.stadt-rehau.de

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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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.

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