Bad Rodach

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Bad Rodach
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Bad Rodach
Coat of arms
Bad Rodach   is located in Germany
Bad Rodach
Bad Rodach
Coordinates: 50°20′N 10°47′E / 50.333°N 10.783°E / 50.333; 10.783Coordinates: 50°20′N 10°47′E / 50.333°N 10.783°E / 50.333; 10.783
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Oberfranken
District Coburg
 • Mayor Gerold Strobel (FW)
 • Total 77.65 km2 (29.98 sq mi)
Elevation 320 m (1,050 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,399
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 96476
Dialling codes 09564
Vehicle registration CO

Bad Rodach is a town in the district of Coburg, in Upper Franconia, a north Bavarian Regierungsbezirk, Germany. It is situated 10 km southeast of Hildburghausen, and 17 km northwest of Coburg. Since 1999 the city has been a spa-resort and is reported to have the warmest thermal spring in the North of Bavaria.


Bad Rodach is in Upper Franconia, in the District of Coburg approximately 17 km northwest of Coburg. It is situated between the Lange Berge hills and Gleichberge mountains. The river Rodach crosses through the town.

The town is composed of the following boroughs:

  • Altmühle
  • Breitenau
  • Carlshan
  • Elsa [1]
  • Mährenhausen
  • Neumühle
  • Niederndorf
  • Oettingshausen
  • Roßfeld
  • Rudelsdorf
  • Schweighof
  • Sülzfeld


Within the Holy Roman Empire (962-1806), Rodach was part of the Duchy of Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld (1699–1825). Within the German Empire (1871-1918), Rodach was part of the Duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

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