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
 (2021-12-31)[2]
 • Total5,964
 • Density86/km2 (220/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. "Tabelle 12411-003r Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes: Gemeinden, Stichtag" (in German). Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik. June 2022.
  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.