Bad Eilsen (West Low German: Ahlsen) is a municipality in the district of Schaumburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 11 km (6.8 mi) southwest of Stadthagen, and 13 km (8.1 mi) southeast of Minden.
Prince's House in the spa park
|• Mayor||Christel Bergmann (SPD)|
|• Total||2.46 km2 (0.95 sq mi)|
|Elevation||133 m (436 ft)|
|• Density||1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
After World War II, Bad Eilsen hosted the headquarters of the Royal Air Force (British Air Force of Occupation) in the British Zone of Occupation until the opening of JHQ Rheindahlen in 1954. The HQ was served by the airfield at RAF Bückeburg (now Bückeburg Air Base, which also served the nearby HQ of the British Army of the Rhine in Bad Oeynhausen.
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