Bad Wörishofen

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Bad Wörishofen
The Kurhaus, Bad Wörishofen
The Kurhaus, Bad Wörishofen
Coat of arms of Bad Wörishofen
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Schwaben
District Unterallgäu
Subdivisions 12 Gemeindeteile
 • Mayor Klaus Holetschek (CSU)
 • Total 57.80 km2 (22.32 sq mi)
Elevation 603-670 m (−1,595 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 15,731
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 86825
Dialling codes 08247
Vehicle registration MN
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Bad Wörishofen [IPA: vø:rɪsho:fən] is a spa town in the district Unterallgäu, Bavaria Germany.

It is known for the water-cure of Sebastian Kneipp (1821 – 1897), a Catholic priest, who was living there for 42 years. Many hotels and boarding-houses are in the town where guests can be treated using Kneipp's methods. There is a new spa complex out of town, called Therme Bad Wörishofen.

Cult movie director Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a native of Bad Wörishofen.

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