Bad Liebenstein

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Bad Liebenstein
Bad Liebenstein 1900
Bad Liebenstein 1900
Coat of arms of Bad Liebenstein
Coat of arms
Bad Liebenstein   is located in Germany
Bad Liebenstein
Bad Liebenstein
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Country Germany
State Thuringia
District Wartburgkreis
Government
 • Mayor Michael Brodführer
Area
 • Total 48.81 km2 (18.85 sq mi)
Population (2014-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,877
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 36448 (PL: 36444, PF: 36445)
Dialling codes 036961
Vehicle registration WAK
Website www.bad-liebenstein.de

Bad Liebenstein is the oldest spa town in Thuringia (Wartburgkreis district, Germany). It is situated 25 km north of Meiningen, and 18 km south of Eisenach.

A part of Bad Liebenstein is Altenstein, the summer residence of the dukes of Meiningen.

Since 1600 guests have come to recover. One famous guest was the Queen Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, but also Albert Schweitzer, Gerhart Hauptmann, Franz Liszt and Charlotte von Stein.

References

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden, Gemeinschaftsfreie Gemeinde, erfüllende/beauftragende Gemeinden, Verwaltungsgemeinschaft/Mitgliedsgemeinden in Thüringen". Thüringer Landesamt für Statistik (in German). 8 September 2015.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>