Bad Kissingen

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Bad Kissingen
Coat of arms of Bad Kissingen
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Unterfranken
District Bad Kissingen
Subdivisions 9 Stadtteile
 • Lord Mayor Kay Blankenburg (SPD)
 • Total 69.42 km2 (26.80 sq mi)
Elevation 220 m (720 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 21,879
 • Density 320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 97688
Dialling codes 0971
Vehicle registration KG

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.

Well-known people[change | change source]

  1. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.