Bad Salzungen

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Bad Salzungen
Spa
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Coat of arms of Bad Salzungen
Coat of arms
Bad Salzungen   is located in Germany
Bad Salzungen
Bad Salzungen
Coordinates: 50°48′42″N 10°14′0″E / 50.81167°N 10.23333°E / 50.81167; 10.23333Coordinates: 50°48′42″N 10°14′0″E / 50.81167°N 10.23333°E / 50.81167; 10.23333
Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Wartburgkreis
Government
 • Mayor Klaus Bohl
Area
 • Total 39.06 km2 (15.08 sq mi)
Elevation 241 m (791 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 15,763
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 36433
Dialling codes 03695
Vehicle registration WAK
Website www.badsalzungen.de

Bad Salzungen is a town in Thuringia, Germany. It is the capital of the Wartburgkreis district.

Geography[edit]

Burgsee

Location[edit]

Bad Salzungen is situated on the river Werra, 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of Tiefenort and 20 kilometres (12.4 mi) south of Eisenach.

Neighbouring communities[edit]

Bad Salzungen borders on Barchfeld-Immelborn, Leimbach, Moorgrund, Stadtlengsfeld, Tiefenort, Weilar and Urnshausen in Wartburgkreis and Breitungen/Werra in Schmalkalden-Meiningen district.

Governance[edit]

Town twinning[edit]

Bad Salzungen is twinned with:

Infrastructure[edit]

Near the town, there is a Bundeswehr barrack, the Werratal-Kaserne, which was built in 1972 for the GDR Army.

Notable people[edit]

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