Bad Königshofen

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Bad Königshofen
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Bad Königshofen
Location of Bad Königshofen within Rhön-Grabfeld district
Bad Königshofen im Grabfeld in NES.svg
Bad Königshofen is located in Germany
Bad Königshofen
Bad Königshofen
Bad Königshofen is located in Bavaria
Bad Königshofen
Bad Königshofen
Coordinates: 50°18′N 10°25′E / 50.300°N 10.417°E / 50.300; 10.417Coordinates: 50°18′N 10°25′E / 50.300°N 10.417°E / 50.300; 10.417
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUnterfranken
DistrictRhön-Grabfeld
Government
 • Mayor (2020–26) Thomas Helbling[1] (CSU)
Area
 • Total69.52 km2 (26.84 sq mi)
Elevation
276 m (906 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total6,045
 • Density87/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
97631
Dialling codes09761
Vehicle registrationNES, KÖN, MET
Websitewww.badkoenigshofen.de

Bad Königshofen im Grabfeld is a small spa town in Bavaria, in Rhön-Grabfeld in northeast Lower Franconia, Bavaria, Germany. According to the Bavarian State Office for Statistics and Data, Bad Königshofen had a population of 5,995 in 2017.[3] The Franconian Saale flows through the town.

Geography[change | change source]

There are 17 town districts:[4]

  • Althausen
  • Aub
  • Aumühle
  • Bad Königshofen i.Grabfeld
  • Eyershausen
  • Gabolshausen
  • Göckesmühle
  • Haumühle
  • Ipthausen
  • Lustmühle
  • Merkershausen
  • Riedmühle
  • Sambachshof
  • Spitalmühle
  • Untereßfeld
  • Veitsmühle
  • Zänkersmühle (untere Mühle)

It is only 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) from Thuringia.[5]

The city is twinned with Arlington, Texas, USA. Bad Königshofen has a downtown recreational park named "Arlington" in honor of the city of Arlington. In 2006, the City of Arlington opened a water park named "Bad Königshofen Family Aquatic Center" in honor of the city of Bad Königshofen.[6]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Liste der ersten Bürgermeister/Oberbürgermeister in kreisangehörigen Gemeinden, Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik, 15 July 2021.
  2. "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.
  3. "Bad Königshofen im Grabfield: A selection of statistical data" (PDF). Bavarian State Office for Statistics (in German). Bavaria, Germany: Bavarian State Office for Statistics and Data. March 2019. p. 6. Retrieved 8 November 2020.
  4. "Bad Königshofen i.Grabfeld | bavarikon".
  5. "Google Maps Directions to the border of Bavaria and Thuringia". Google Maps. Retrieved 8 November 2020.
  6. "About The Bad Königshofen Water Park in Arlington TX". city of Arlington. Archived from the original on 2011-06-13. Retrieved 2008-01-10.