Bad Liebenstein

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Bad Liebenstein
Bad Liebenstein 1900
Bad Liebenstein 1900
Coat of arms of Bad Liebenstein
Coat of arms
Bad Liebenstein   is located in Germany
Bad Liebenstein
Bad Liebenstein
Location of Bad Liebenstein within Wartburgkreis district
Bad Liebenstein in WAK.png
Coordinates: 50°48′52″N 10°21′15″E / 50.81444°N 10.35417°E / 50.81444; 10.35417Coordinates: 50°48′52″N 10°21′15″E / 50.81444°N 10.35417°E / 50.81444; 10.35417
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Wartburgkreis
Government
 • Mayor Michael Brodführer
Area
 • Total 48.81 km2 (18.85 sq mi)
Elevation 344 m (1,129 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,884
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes

36448

(PL: 36444, PF: 36445)
Dialling codes 036961
Vehicle registration WAK
Website www.bad-liebenstein.de

Bad Liebenstein is a municipality and spa town in Wartburgkreis district of Thuringia, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Bad Liebenstein is situated 25 km north of Meiningen, and 18 km south of Eisenach. It is located in the Mittelgebirge Thuringian Forest.

Neighbouring communities[edit]

Since the amalgamation of 1 January 2013 the town has bordered on the following communities (clockwise from the southwest): Barchfeld-Immelborn, Moorgrund and Ruhla in Wartburgkreis, Brotterode-Trusetal and Breitungen/Werra in Schmalkalden-Meiningen district.

History[edit]

Schloss Altenstein, the summer residence of the Dukes of Saxe-Meiningen, is located within the municipality.

Since 1600 guests have come to recover. Famous spa guests included Queen Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Albert Schweitzer, Gerhart Hauptmann, Franz Liszt and Charlotte von Stein.

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