Baden bei Wien

Baden (German for "Baths"; Central Bavarian: Bodn),[3] unofficially distinguished from other Badens as Baden bei Wien (Baden near Vienna),[4] is a spa town in Austria. It serves as the capital of Baden District in the state of Lower Austria. Located about 26 km (16 mi) south of Vienna, the municipality consists of cadastral areas Baden, Braiten, Gamingerhof, Leesdorf, Mitterberg, Rauhenstein, and Weikersdorf.

Baden
Panorama of Baden with the aqueduct in the foreground
Baden
Location within Austria
Baden
Location within Lower Austria
Coordinates: 48°00′27″N 16°14′04″E
CountryAustria
StateLower Austria
DistrictBaden
Government
  MayorStefan Szirucsek (ÖVP)
Area
  Total26.89 km2 (10.38 sq mi)
Elevation
230 m (750 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
  Total26,286
  Density980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
2500
Area code0 22 52
Vehicle registrationBN
Websitewww.baden-bei-wien.at
Part ofThe Great Spa Towns of Europe
CriteriaCultural: (ii)(iii)
Reference1613
Inscription2021 (44th Session)
Contemporary illustration of Baden from 1482

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 medicinal springs and its architectural testimony to the international spa culture on the 18th and 19th centuries.[5]


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