Bad Kissingen

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Bad Kissingen
Bad Kissingen viewed from Bodenlaube ruins
Bad Kissingen viewed from Bodenlaube ruins
Coat of arms of Bad Kissingen
Coat of arms
Location of Bad Kissingen within Bad Kissingen district
Bad Kissingen in KG.svg
Bad Kissingen is located in Germany
Bad Kissingen
Bad Kissingen
Bad Kissingen is located in Bavaria
Bad Kissingen
Bad Kissingen
Coordinates: 50°12′N 10°4′E / 50.200°N 10.067°E / 50.200; 10.067Coordinates: 50°12′N 10°4′E / 50.200°N 10.067°E / 50.200; 10.067
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUnterfranken
DistrictBad Kissingen
Government
 • Lord MayorKay Blankenburg (SPD)
Area
 • Total69.92 km2 (27.00 sq mi)
Elevation
220 m (720 ft)
Population
(2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total21,879
 • Density310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
97688
Dialling codes0971
Vehicle registrationKG
Websitewww.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 CE. 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 CE.

Well-known people[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.

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