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Bad Salzungen is a town in Thuringia, Germany. It is the capital of the Wartburgkreis district. In July 2018 the former municipalities of Ettenhausen an der Suhl, Frauensee and Tiefenort were merged into Bad Salzungen.

Bad Salzungen
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Coat of arms of Bad Salzungen
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Location of Bad Salzungen within Wartburgkreis district
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Bad Salzungen is located in Germany
Bad Salzungen
Bad Salzungen
Bad Salzungen is located in Thuringia
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Bad Salzungen
Coordinates: 50°48′42″N 10°14′0″E / 50.81167°N 10.23333°E / 50.81167; 10.23333Coordinates: 50°48′42″N 10°14′0″E / 50.81167°N 10.23333°E / 50.81167; 10.23333
CountryGermany
StateThuringia
DistrictWartburgkreis
Subdivisions14
Government
 • MayorKlaus Bohl
Area
 • Total98.5 km2 (38.0 sq mi)
Elevation
241 m (791 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total20,244
 • Density210/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
36433
Dialling codes03695
Vehicle registrationWAK, SLZ
Websitewww.badsalzungen.de

GeographyEdit

 
Burgsee

LocationEdit

Bad Salzungen is situated on the river Werra, 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of Tiefenort and 20 kilometres (12.4 mi) south of Eisenach.

Neighbouring communitiesEdit

Bad Salzungen borders on Barchfeld-Immelborn, Leimbach, Moorgrund, Stadtlengsfeld, Tiefenort, Weilar and Urnshausen in Wartburgkreis and Breitungen/Werra in Schmalkalden-Meiningen district.

Twin towns - sister citiesEdit

Bad Salzungen is twinned with:[2]

InfrastructureEdit

Near the town, there is a Bundeswehr barrack, the Werratal-Kaserne, which was built in 1972 for the GDR Army.

Bad Salzungen station is located on the Eisenach–Lichtenfels railway.

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, erfüllenden Gemeinden und Verwaltungsgemeinschaften nach Geschlecht in Thüringen Gebietsstand: 31.12.2018". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). September 2019.
  2. ^ "Partnerstädte der Stadt Bad Salzungen". badsalzungen.de (in German). Bad Salzungen. Retrieved 2019-11-27.

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