Information on Bad Gastein

This article gives some facts and figures on Bad Gastein, a municipality in the State of Salzburg, Austria. The first section contains some basic information on population, location and website. In our main article on the community, you will learn more about history, sightseeing attractions and things to do. For a short overview on why you might want to go there as a tourist, the second part of this article highlights the main things to do and see - in a way, the "main selling points" of the place and its wider area.

Facts & Figures: Bad Gastein

Administrative district: St. Johann im Pongau (JO)
Total land surface: 170,6 square kilometres
Coordinates: 47 7' N, 13 8' O47.11472222222213.1355555555561002
Coordinates: 47 6' 53? N, 13 8' 8? O
Altitude: 1002 metres
Total population: 4.465
Population density: 26 residents per square kilometre
Postal area code (ZIP): 5640
Area code (phone): 06434
Municipality identification code: 5 04 03
Contact details municipial administration:
Gemeindeverwaltung von Bad Gastein
Karl-Heinrich-Waggerl-Straße 29
5640 Bad Gastein
Official municipial website:
http://www.bad-gastein.at

Things to Do in Bad Gastein

Bad Gastein is a year-round travel destination with very well-developed facilities: Skiing in winter, hiking in summer, other Alpine sports throughout the year. Note that Bad Gastein has been a spa town ever since the late 19th century; there is a casino and a convention centre; very touristy, especially during peak seasons. The thermal springs and medical spa facilities are important assets, too.

Links

Overview on all Municipalities of Salzburg Province

http://www.salzburgerland.com/
Official Website of Salzburg Province tourist information service

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