Bad Kösen

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Bad Kösen
Stadtteil of Naumburg
Weir of the Saale river and old water mill
Weir of the Saale river and old water mill
Coat of arms of Bad Kösen
Coat of arms
Bad Kösen   is located in Germany
Bad Kösen
Bad Kösen
Coordinates: 51°8′7″N 11°43′14″E / 51.13528°N 11.72056°E / 51.13528; 11.72056Coordinates: 51°8′7″N 11°43′14″E / 51.13528°N 11.72056°E / 51.13528; 11.72056
Country Germany
State Saxony-Anhalt
District Burgenlandkreis
Town Naumburg
 • Total 35.72 km2 (13.79 sq mi)
Elevation 115 m (377 ft)
Population (2006-12-31)
 • Total 5,360
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 06628
Dialling codes 034463
Vehicle registration BLK
Website Official website

About this sound Bad Kösen  (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.

Bad Kösen was the seat of the former Verwaltungsgemeinschaft ("collective municipality") Bad Kösen.


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