Bad Köstritz

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Bad Köstritz
Coat of arms of Bad Köstritz
Coat of arms
Bad Köstritz   is located in Germany
Bad Köstritz
Bad Köstritz
Coordinates: 50°55′50″N 12°0′35″E / 50.93056°N 12.00972°E / 50.93056; 12.00972Coordinates: 50°55′50″N 12°0′35″E / 50.93056°N 12.00972°E / 50.93056; 12.00972
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Greiz
Government
 • Mayor Dietrich Heiland (CDU)
Area
 • Total 16.85 km2 (6.51 sq mi)
Elevation 203 m (666 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,633
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 07586
Dialling codes 036605
Vehicle registration GRZ
Website www.stadt-bad-koestritz.de

Bad Köstritz is a town in the district of Greiz, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated on the White Elster river, 7 km northwest of Gera. Bad Köstritz is known for the Köstritzer brewery and its Schwarzbier (black beer).

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Within the German Empire (1871-1918), Köstritz was part of the Principality of Reuss-Gera.

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