Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee
|Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee|
|• Mayor||Peter Ellmer (SPÖ)|
|• Total||112.5 km2 (43.4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||500 m (1,600 ft)|
|Population (14 June 2016)|
|• Density||66/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee is a market town in the Austrian state of Upper Austria in the district of Gmunden. It is part of the Salzkammergut resort area. At the 2005 census Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee had a population of 7,578 inhabitants.
Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee is a town with a long history. It was first mentioned in the 13th century under the name "Gebisham". In 1931 Goisern became a spa-town and in 1952 it became a market town. Since 1955 Goisern is called "Bad" Goisern (Bad means bath in German and it is a title given by the government to cities with medicinal or thermal baths). A famous development is the "Goiserer Schuh", a good wearable mountain-shoe.
- Hubert von Goisern (real-name: Hubert Achleitner) (*1952)
- Jörg Haider (1950-2008)
- Ursula Haubner (*1945)
- Franz Kain (1922–1997)
- Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahresbeginn 2002-2016 nach Gemeinden, Erstellt am 14.06.2016 (Last accessed 13.12.2016) for Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee.
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