Reinhausen is the largest village in the municipality (Gemeinde) Gleichen in the district Göttingen, Germany. It is also the seat of government for the Gleichen. The village has 1,500 residents (as of December 31, 2005). The village mayor is Manfred Kuhlmann. The village was settled in the tenth century or earlier. Along the main road running through the village are medieval cross-in-circles carved into the massive stone hillside. Originally begun in the tenth century as a castle, the Lutheran church in the village was formerly a monastery.
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