Bad Staffelstein

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Bad Staffelstein
Coat of arms of Bad Staffelstein
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberfranken
District Lichtenfels
Subdivisions 20 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor Jürgen Kohmann (CSU)
Area
 • Total 99.39 km2 (38.37 sq mi)
Elevation 274 m (899 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 10,322
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 96231
Dialling codes 09573
Vehicle registration LIF (old: STE)
Website www.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. Retrieved 12 March 2012.