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SCHLANGENBAD

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Originally appearing in Volume V24, Page 328 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SCHLANGENBAD, a watering-place of Germany, in the Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau, pleasantly situated in a deep and well-wooded valley of the Taunus range, 6 m. N.W. of Wiesbaden, 41 m. S. of Langenschwalbach, and 5 M. E. of Eltville on the Rhine, with which it is connected by a steam tramway. Its eight thermal springs are mostly used for bathing, and are efficacious in nervous complaints and feminine disorders. There is a handsome kursaal connected with the principal bathing establishment. Permanent population (1905) 400, while the number of visitors numbers about 2 500 annually. See Baumann, Schlangenbad, mit besonderer Beriicksichtigung seiner Kur- and Bade-Anstalten (new ed., Wiesbaden, 1894); and Bertrand, Schlangenbad and seine Warmquellen (Heidelberg, 1878).
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