|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) is a spa town on the Saale river in the small wine-growing region of Saale-Unstrut, Germany. It is a former municipality in the Burgenlandkreis district, in Saxony-Anhalt. Bad Kösen has a population of around 5,300. Since 1 January 2010, it has been a Stadtteil (part) of the town of 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.
Pforta is an Ortsteil of Bad Kösen.
- Media related to Bad Kösen at Wikimedia Commons
- Works related to Kösen at Wikisource (1911 Encyclopædia Britannica)
- Schumann, August (1818). "Kösen". Vollständiges Staats-, Post- und Zeitungslexikon von Sachsen (in German). 5. Zwickau. p. 20 .
- Official website of Bad Kösen
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