Bad Ischl

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Bad Ischl

(bät ĭsh`əl) or


city (1991 pop. 13,887), in Upper Austria prov., W Austria, in the center of the SalzkammergutSalzkammergut
, resort area in Upper Austria, Styria, and Salzburg provs., W Austria. Known since antiquity for its salt mines, the region was banned to visitors until the early 19th cent.
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. It is a famous spa. After 1822 it was the summer residence of the Austrian imperial family. Emperor Francis Joseph signed (1914) his declaration of war on Serbia there.

Bad Ischl


a spa in Austria, on the Traun River (where the Ischl empties into it), east of Salzburg. It is situated at an altitude of 469 m. The climate is subalpine with a mean July temperature of 16° C and a mean January temperature of -0.7° C; the annual precipitation is about 700 mm. Various kinds of mineral waters are used as therapeutic agents. Water from the Ischl salt mine, highly saline (bittern) with a temperature of 12° C, water from two springs containing free hydrogen sulfide, and water from a spring containing sulfates are used for the baths. Water from the Maria Louisa spring (chloride-sodium water, 11.4° C) is used for drinking purposes; its flow rate is 36,000 liters a day. Persons suffering from diseases of the cardiovascular, respiratory, and digestive systems, diseases of the joints, metabolic disorders, and gynecological diseases are treated here.


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Other highlights include Mondsee, one of the region's many unspoilt lakes, guided tours of Salzburg, the Imperial Villa in Bad Ischl and the infamous Eagle's Nest.
The plot's depiction of "gypsies" as a methodical group of fortunetellers and thieves would be hard to produce at a theater today (though the work was recently revived at the Lehar Festival in Bad Ischl, Austria), and the plot tends towards convolution (particularly compressed into such a short running time), but the performers are engaging and the outdoor settings less obviously dated than the other productions.
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Other highlights in the area include the riviera-style port of Gmunden, and the picturesque imperial town of Bad Ischl, which is where Emperor Franz Josef I would reside for most of the year in his secluded Kaiservilla.
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