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Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee

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Country  Austria
District  Gmunden
Postal codes  4822,4823
Elevation  500 m
Population  7,474 (1 Apr 2009)
State  Upper Austria
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Area code  06135
Area  112.5 km²
Local time  Tuesday 12:29 AM
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Weather  6°C, Wind SE at 10 km/h, 63% Humidity

Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee is a market town in the Austrian state of Upper Austria in the district of Gmunden. It is part of the Salzkammergut resort area. At the 2005 census Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee had a population of 7,578 inhabitants.

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Map of Bad Goisern, Austria

History

Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee is a town with a long history. It was first mentioned in the 13th century under the name "Gebisham". In 1931 Goisern became a spa-town and in 1952 it became a market town. Since 1955 Goisern is called "Bad" Goisern (Bad means bath in German and it is a title given by the government to cities with medicinal or thermal baths). A famous development is the "Goiserer Schuh", a good wearable mountain-shoe.

Personalities

  • Hubert von Goisern (real-name: Hubert Achleitner) (*1952)
  • Jörg Haider (1950-2008)
  • Ursula Haubner (*1945)
  • References

    Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee Wikipedia


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