Bad Staffelstein

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Bad Staffelstein
Bad Staffelstein as seen from Staffelberg
Bad Staffelstein as seen from Staffelberg
Coat of arms of Bad Staffelstein
Location of Bad Staffelstein within Lichtenfels district
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Bad Staffelstein is located in Germany
Bad Staffelstein
Bad Staffelstein
Bad Staffelstein is located in Bavaria
Bad Staffelstein
Bad Staffelstein
Coordinates: 50°06′N 10°58′E / 50.100°N 10.967°E / 50.100; 10.967Coordinates: 50°06′N 10°58′E / 50.100°N 10.967°E / 50.100; 10.967
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionUpper Franconia
DistrictLichtenfels
Subdivisions20 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorJürgen Kohmann (CSU)
Area
 • Total99.39 km2 (38.37 sq mi)
Elevation
274 m (899 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total10,322
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
96231
Dialling codes09573
Vehicle registrationLIF (old: STE)
Websitewww.bad-staffelstein.de

Bad Staffelstein is a German city in Franconia. The next bigger cities are Lichtenfels, Coburg, and Bamberg. Its population is ca 10,500. Its mayor is Jürgen Kohman. See also Staffelstein.

Adam Ries (1492–1559), the famous German mathematician, was born in Bad Staffelstein, where his father owned a watermill and a vineyard.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.
  2. "Ries biography". gap-system.org. 2012. Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 12 March 2012.