Bad Rodach

Bad Rodach (German: [baːt ˈʁoːdax] (About this soundlisten)) 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
Admin. regionOberfranken
Subdivisions14 districts
 • MayorGerold Strobel (FW)
 • Total77.65 km2 (29.98 sq mi)
320 m (1,050 ft)
 • Total6,418
 • Density83/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
Dialling codes09564
Vehicle registrationCO


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


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


  1. ^ "Tabellenblatt "Daten 2", Statistischer Bericht A1200C 202041 Einwohnerzahlen der Gemeinden, Kreise und Regierungsbezirke". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). July 2020.