Bad Wörishofen facts for kids
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|Town subdivisions||12 Gemeindeteile|
|Mayor||Klaus Holetschek (CSU)|
|Area||57.80 km2 (22.32 sq mi)|
|Population||13,984 (31 December 2006)|
|- Density||242 /km2 (627 /sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
It is known for the water-cure of Sebastian Kneipp (1821 – 1897), a Catholic priest, who was living there for 42 years. Many hotels and boarding-houses are in the town where guests can be treated using Kneipp's methods. There is a new spa complex out of town, called Therme Bad Wörishofen.
Cult film director Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a native of Bad Wörishofen.
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