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Bad Staffelstein
Coat of arms of Bad Staffelstein
Bad Staffelstein is located in Germany
Bad Staffelstein
Coordinates 50°06′0″N 10°58′0″E / 50.1°N 10.966667°E / 50.1; 10.966667
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Admin. region Upper Franconia
District Lichtenfels
Town subdivisions 20 Ortsteile
Mayor Jürgen Kohmann (CSU)
Basic statistics
Area 99.39 km2 (38.37 sq mi)
Elevation 274 m  (899 ft)
Population 10,686  (30 June 2005)
 - Density 108 /km2 (278 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate LIF (old: STE)
Postal code 96231
Area code 09573
Location of the town of Bad Staffelstein within Lichtenfels district

Bad Staffelstein is a German city in Franconia. The next bigger cities are Lichtenfels, Coburg, and Bamberg. Its population is ca 10,500. Its mayor is Jürgen Kohman. See also Staffelstein.

Adam Ries (1492–1559), the famous German mathematician, was born in Bad Staffelstein, where his father owned a watermill and a vineyard.[1]


  1. "Ries biography". 2012. Retrieved 12 March 2012.