Bad Salzungen

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Bad Salzungen
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Coat of arms of Bad Salzungen
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Bad Salzungen   is located in Germany
Bad Salzungen
Bad Salzungen
Location of Bad Salzungen within Wartburgkreis district
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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 98.5 km2 (38.0 sq mi)
Elevation 241 m (791 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 20,509
 • Density 210/km2 (540/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. In July 2018 the former municipalities of Ettenhausen an der Suhl, Frauensee and Tiefenort were merged into Bad Salzungen.

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.

Bad Salzungen station is located on the Eisenach–Lichtenfels railway.

Notable people[edit]

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