Bad Mitterndorf

Bad Mitterndorf is a town in Salzkammergut in the Austrian state of Styria.

Bad Mitterndorf
Bad Mitterndorf in 2012 with Grimming in the background
Bad Mitterndorf in 2012 with Grimming in the background
Coat of arms of Bad Mitterndorf
Bad Mitterndorf is located in Austria
Bad Mitterndorf
Bad Mitterndorf
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°33′18″N 13°55′45″E / 47.55500°N 13.92917°E / 47.55500; 13.92917Coordinates: 47°33′18″N 13°55′45″E / 47.55500°N 13.92917°E / 47.55500; 13.92917
CountryAustria
StateStyria
DistrictLiezen
Government
 • MayorKlaus Neuper (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total196.17 km2 (75.74 sq mi)
Elevation
809 m (2,654 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total4,962
 • Density25/km2 (66/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8983
Area code03623
Vehicle registrationLI
Websitewww.bad-mitterndorf.at

Situated between Salzburg and Graz, it is a popular winter sports resort and also as a location for walking and cycling in the summer. Bad Mitterndorf is the site of two health spas with thermal baths, an outdoor swimming pool and other health amenities, cafés and leisure areas. The town hosts a children's club during the holidays. Bad Mitterndorf is also the location of one of the world's five ski flying hills, Kulm. The town is well placed for excursions to Hallstatt, Altaussee and its May narcissus festival, Bad Ischl and the Kaiservilla, and to Salzburg, 95 km away.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19712,705—    
19812,848+5.3%
19913,035+6.6%
20013,218+6.0%

PersonalitiesEdit

Famous residents include the ski jumpers Hubert Neuper (1980 Olympic silver medallist and 1982 World Championship runner-up) [3] and Wolfgang Loitzl (2009 World Champion and the 2008-9 Four Hills champion).[4] Bad Mitterndorf is also the home town of Thomas Neuwirth aka Conchita Wurst, winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  3. ^ http://www.hubertneuper.at/quicklinks/kontakt/
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2010-12-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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