Bad Breisig

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Bad Breisig
Coat of arms of Bad Breisig
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Bad Breisig   is located in Germany
Bad Breisig
Bad Breisig
Location of Bad Breisig within Ahrweiler district
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Coordinates: 50°30′33″N 7°17′47″E / 50.50917°N 7.29639°E / 50.50917; 7.29639Coordinates: 50°30′33″N 7°17′47″E / 50.50917°N 7.29639°E / 50.50917; 7.29639
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Ahrweiler
Municipal assoc. Bad Breisig
Government
 • Mayor Gabriele Hermann-Lersch
Area
 • Total 19.94 km2 (7.70 sq mi)
Elevation 60-230 m (−690 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 9,240
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 53498
Dialling codes 02633; 02642
Vehicle registration AW
Website www.bad-breisig.de
View of Bad Breisig
Castle Rheineck
Saint Charles Borromeo chapel

Bad Breisig (About this sound  ) is a town in the district of Ahrweiler, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated on the Rhine, approx. 15 km south-east of Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler.

Bad Breisig is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Bad Breisig.

Personality[edit]

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

  • Beate Berger (1886-1940), director of the Jewish children's home Beith Ahawah in Berlin and Haifa

People connected with Bad Breisig[edit]

  • Max Barthel (1893-1975), working poet, lived from 1948 to 1969 in Bad Breisig
  • Klaus Badelt (born 1967), a German composer, which specializes in television and soundtrack.
  • Kai Krause (born 1957), a German musician and software - pioneer, lives on Rheineck Castle.
  • The religious scholar and sociologist Oliver Krüger (born 1973) grew up in Bad Breisig.

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