Bad Goisern

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Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee
Bad Goisern, kerk positie1 foto2 2011-07-28 16.05 .jpg
Coat of arms of Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee
Coat of arms
Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee is located in Austria
Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee
Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°39′N 13°37′E / 47.650°N 13.617°E / 47.650; 13.617Coordinates: 47°39′N 13°37′E / 47.650°N 13.617°E / 47.650; 13.617
Country Austria
State Upper Austria
District Gmunden
Government
 • Mayor Peter Ellmer (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 112.5 km2 (43.4 sq mi)
Elevation 500 m (1,600 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 7,547
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes 4822,4823
Area code 06135
Vehicle registration GM
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Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee is a market town in the Austrian state of Upper Austria in the district of Gmunden. It is part of the Salzkammergut resort area. At the 2005 census Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee had a population of 7,578 inhabitants.

History[edit]

Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee is a town with a long history. It was first mentioned in the 13th century under the name "Gebisham". In 1931 Goisern became a spa-town and in 1952 it became a market town. Since 1955 Goisern is called "Bad" Goisern (Bad means bath in German and it is a title given by the government to cities with medicinal or thermal baths). A famous development is the "Goiserer Schuh", a good wearable mountain-shoe.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1869 3,961 —    
1951 6,183 +56.1%
2001 7,609 +23.1%

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