Bad Rodach is a town in the district of Coburg, in Upper Franconia, a north Bavarian Regierungsbezirk, Germany. It is situated 10 km southeast of Hildburghausen, and 17 km northwest of Coburg. Since 1999 the city has been a spa-resort and is reported to have the warmest thermal spring in the North of Bavaria.

Bad Rodach
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Bad Rodach
Coat of arms
Location of Bad Rodach within Coburg district
Bad Rodach in CO.svg
Bad Rodach is located in Germany
Bad Rodach
Bad Rodach
Bad Rodach is located in Bavaria
Bad Rodach
Bad Rodach
Coordinates: 50°20′N 10°47′E / 50.333°N 10.783°E / 50.333; 10.783Coordinates: 50°20′N 10°47′E / 50.333°N 10.783°E / 50.333; 10.783
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionOberfranken
DistrictCoburg
Subdivisions14 districts
Government
 • MayorGerold Strobel (FW)
Area
 • Total77.65 km2 (29.98 sq mi)
Elevation
320 m (1,050 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,394
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
96476
Dialling codes09564
Vehicle registrationCO
Websitewww.bad-rodach.de

DescriptionEdit

Bad Rodach is in Upper Franconia, in the District of Coburg approximately 17 km northwest of Coburg. It is situated between the Lange Berge hills and Gleichberge mountains. The river Rodach crosses through the town.

The town is composed of the following boroughs:

  • Altmühle
  • Breitenau
  • Carlshan
  • Elsa [1]
  • Mährenhausen
  • Neumühle
  • Niederndorf
  • Oettingshausen
  • Roßfeld
  • Rudelsdorf
  • Schweighof
  • Sülzfeld

HistoryEdit

Within the Holy Roman Empire (962-1806), Rodach was part of the Duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1699–1825). Within the German Empire (1871-1918), Rodach was part of the Duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

Personalities who were active in RodachEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2019.