Bad Segeberg

Bad Segeberg

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Bad Segeberg

Coordinates: 53°55′N 10°19′E / 53.917°N 10.317°E / 53.917; 10.317Coordinates: 53°55′N 10°19′E / 53.917°N 10.317°E / 53.917; 10.317
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Segeberg
  Mayor Hans-Joachim Hampel (CDU)
  Total 18.87 km2 (7.29 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 17,176
  Density 910/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 23781–23795 2360
Dialling codes 04551
Vehicle registration SE

Bad Segeberg is a German town of 16,000 inhabitants, located in the state of Schleswig-Holstein, capital of the district (Kreis) Segeberg. It is situated approximately 50 kilometers (31 mi) northeast of Hamburg, and 25 kilometers (16 mi) west of Lübeck.

It is famous for its annual Karl May Festival. It takes place in the city's Kalkberg Stadium, a large amphitheater originally built by the Reich Labour Service into an exploited quarry at the Segeberger Kalkberg.

There is a large television tower in the middle of the city.

Sons and daughters of the town

Twin towns — sister cities

Bad Segeberg is twinned with:

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