Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden (German pronunciation: [ˈbaːdn̩ ˈbaːdn̩] (listen)) is a spa town in the state of Baden-Württemberg, south-western Germany, at the north-western border of the Black Forest mountain range on the small river Oos, ten kilometres (six miles) east of the Rhine, the border with France, and forty kilometres (twenty-five miles) north-east of Strasbourg, France.

Baden-Baden
View of Baden-Baden from Mount Merkur.
Location of Baden-Baden
Baden-Baden
Baden-Baden
Coordinates: 48°45′46″N 08°14′27″E
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionKarlsruhe
DistrictUrban district
Government
  Lord mayor (201422) Margret Mergen[1] (CDU)
Area
  Total140.18 km2 (54.12 sq mi)
Elevation
181 m (594 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
  Total55,449
  Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
76530–76534
Dialling codes07221, 07223
Vehicle registrationBAD
Websitebaden-baden.de
Part ofThe Great Spa Towns of Europe
CriteriaCultural: (ii)(iii)
Reference1613
Inscription2021 (44th Session)

In 2021, the town became part of the transnational UNESCO World Heritage Site under the name "Great Spa Towns of Europe", because of its famous spas and architecture that exemplifies the popularity of spa towns in Europe in the 18th through 20th centuries.[3]


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