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Coat of arms of Güsten
Coat of arms
Güsten   is located in Germany
Location of Güsten within Salzlandkreis district
Güsten in SLK.png
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
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Salzlandkreis
Municipal assoc. Saale-Wipper
 • Mayor Helmut Zander (SPD)
 • Total 36.16 km2 (13.96 sq mi)
Elevation 92 m (302 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,298
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 39439
Dialling codes 039262
Vehicle registration SLK
Website www.wipperaue-guesten.de

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.

Sons and daughters of the place[edit]

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 place[edit]

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