Bad Mitterndorf

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Bad Mitterndorf
Coat of arms of Bad Mitterndorf
Coat of arms
Bad Mitterndorf is located in Austria
Bad Mitterndorf
Bad Mitterndorf
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°33′18″N 13°55′45″E / 47.55500°N 13.92917°E / 47.55500; 13.92917Coordinates: 47°33′18″N 13°55′45″E / 47.55500°N 13.92917°E / 47.55500; 13.92917
Country Austria
State Styria
District Liezen
Government
 • Mayor Karl Kaniak (JA)
Area
 • Total 112.5 km2 (43.4 sq mi)
Elevation 809 m (2,654 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 3,127
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8983
Area code 03623
Vehicle registration LI
Website www.bad-mitterndorf.at

Bad Mitterndorf is a town in Salzkammergut in the Austrian state of Styria.

Situated between Salzburg and Graz, it is a popular winter sports resort [2] and also as a location for walking and cycling in the summer. Bad Mitterndorf is the site of two health spas with thermal baths, an outdoor swimming pool and other health amenities, cafés and leisure areas. The town hosts a children's club during the holidays. Bad Mitterndorf is also the location of one of the world's five ski flying hills, Kulm. The town is well placed for excursions to Hallstatt, Altaussee and its May narcissus festival, Bad Ischl and the Kaiservilla, and to Salzburg, 95 km away.

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1971 2,705 —    
1981 2,848 +5.3%
1991 3,035 +6.6%
2001 3,218 +6.0%

Personalities

Famous residents include the ski jumpers Hubert Neuper (1980 Olympic silver medallist and 1982 World Championship runner-up) [3] and Wolfgang Loitzl (2009 World Champion and the 2008-9 Four Hills champion).[4] Bad Mitterndorf is also the home town of Thomas Neuwirth aka Conchita Wurst, winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014.

References

  1. ^ Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahresbeginn 2002-2016 nach Gemeinden (Gebietsstand 1.1.2016) for Bad Mitterndorf.
  2. ^ http://www.dietauplitz.at/index.php?id=12&L=1
  3. ^ http://www.hubertneuper.at/quicklinks/kontakt/
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2010-12-29. 

External links

  • Official website
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