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|Stadtteil of Naumburg|
Weir of the Saale river and old water mill
|• Total||35.72 km2 (13.79 sq mi)|
|Elevation||115 m (377 ft)|
|• Density||150/km2 (390/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Bad Kösen (help·info) (pop. 5746) (2001) is a spa town in Germany, on the Saale river in the small German wine-growing region of Saale-Unstrut. It is a former municipality in the Burgenlandkreis district, in Saxony-Anhalt. Since 1 January 2010, it is part of the town Naumburg.
Bad Kösen, and the nearby Rudelsburg castle with its memorials to the German Student Corps, is the location of the annual convention of the Kösener Senioren-Convents-Verband. In sight of the Rudelsburg is the ruin of the nearby Saaleck castle.
- Media related to Bad Kösen at Wikimedia Commons
- Works related to Kösen at Wikisource (1911 Encyclopædia Britannica)
- Kösen. In: August Schumann: Vollständiges Staats-, Post- und Zeitungslexikon von Sachsen. Volume 5, Zwickau 1818, p. 20–24.
- Bad Kösen
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