Bad Kissingen

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Bad Kissingen
Coat of arms of Bad Kissingen
Bad Kissingen is located in Germany
Bad Kissingen
Coordinates 50°12′0″N 10°4′0″E / 50.2°N 10.066667°E / 50.2; 10.066667
Administration
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Lower Franconia
District Bad Kissingen
Town subdivisions 9 Stadtteile
Lord Mayor Kay Blankenburg (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 69.42 km2 (26.80 sq mi)
Elevation 220 m  (722 ft)
Population 21,703  (2 January 2007)
 - Density 313 /km2 (810 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate KG
Postal code 97688
Area code 0971
Website www.badkissingen.de

Bad Kissingen is a city in Bavaria, in the country of Germany. About 21,000 people live there.

History[change | change source]

It was first mentioned in 801 C.E. It is a "spa town", a place where people go to rest and relax. The well that is the source of the spa was first mentioned in 823 C.E.