Bad Kissingen

town in Bavaria, Germany

Bad Kissingen is a city in Bavaria, in the country of Germany. About 21,000 people live there.

Bad Kissingen
Bad Kissingen viewed from Bodenlaube ruins
Bad Kissingen viewed from Bodenlaube ruins
Coat of arms of Bad Kissingen
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
Subdivisions9 Stadtteile
Government
 • Lord mayorKay Blankenburg (SPD)
Area
 • Total69.42 km2 (26.80 sq mi)
Elevation
220 m (720 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total22,421
 • Density320/km2 (840/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
97688
Dialling codes0971
Vehicle registrationKG
Websitewww.badkissingen.de

HistoryEdit

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 peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik (in German). June 2021.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Bad Kissingen at Wikimedia Commons