Bad Schussenried

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Bad Schussenried
Aerials BW 16.06.2006 12-39-06.jpg
Coat of arms of Bad Schussenried
Coat of arms
Bad Schussenried   is located in Germany
Bad Schussenried
Bad Schussenried
Coordinates: 48°0′24″N 9°39′31″E / 48.00667°N 9.65861°E / 48.00667; 9.65861Coordinates: 48°0′24″N 9°39′31″E / 48.00667°N 9.65861°E / 48.00667; 9.65861
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Tübingen
District Biberach
 • Mayor Achim Deinet
 • Total 55.02 km2 (21.24 sq mi)
Elevation 570 m (1,870 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,537
 • Density 160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 88427
Dialling codes 07583
Vehicle registration BC
Fresco by Johannes Zick in the Church of St. Magnus.

Bad Schussenried is a town in Upper Swabia in the district of Biberach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

It lies on the Upper Swabian Baroque Route. Schussenried Abbey, a former monastery founded in 1183, is located in Bad Schussenried. Its church and baroque library feature impressive architecture and artwork, including intricate ceiling frescoes.

The town is also home to a beer stein museum, the Schussenrieder Bierkrug Museum. [1]

Bad Schussenried has about 10,000 inhabitants. Oswald Metzger, a former Green party, now Christian democratic politician and cyclist Rolf Gölz, who won a silver medal in the 1984 Summer Olympics, are from Bad Schussenried. The world champion women trick cyclists are also from Bad Schussenried.

World heritage site[edit]

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2]


Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

Personalities who have worked locally[edit]

Conradin Kreutzer


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