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Bad Salzungen is a town in Thuringia, Germany. It is the capital of the Wartburgkreis district.
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.
Bad Salzungen borders on Barchfeld-Immelborn, Leimbach, Moorgrund, Stadtlengsfeld, Tiefenort, Weilar and Urnshausen in Wartburgkreis and Breitungen/Werra in Schmalkalden-Meiningen district.
Bad Salzungen is twinned with:
Near the town, there is a Bundeswehr barrack, the Werratal-Kaserne, which was built in 1972 for the GDR Army.
- Johann Theodor Roemhildt (1684-1756), Baroque composer
- Heinrich Beck (1878-1937), engineer and inventor of the Beck arc lamp and headlamp Beck
- Fritz Wagner (1895-1966), a machinist, Reichsbanner-official, party official (SPD/SED) and chairman of the council of Meiningen district
- Gerhard Unger (1916-2011), tenor
- Hans-Ulrich Jörges (born 1951), journalist, Stern magazine
- Steffen Skel (born 1972), luger
- Alexander Zickler (born 1974), soccer player and German international
- Mark Zimmermann (born 1974), football player and coach at FC Carl Zeiss Jena
- Ronny Ackermann (born 1977), Nordic Combined
- Christian Hirte (born 1976), German politician (CDU)
- Philipp Marschall (born 1988), biathlete and former cross-country skier
- Thomas Bing (born 1990), cross-country skier