Bad Mitterndorf, Styria, market town in the district of Liezen, alt. 809 m, pop. 3,035, area 112.54 km2, lying on the Salza river south of the Totes Gebirge Mountains between the towns of Bad Aussee and Liezen and at the foot of Grimming Mountain (2,351 m). Training centre of the Austrian Armed Forces, Heilbrunn therapy centre (medicinal spring, spa administration centre), ski-flying jump (since 1919), tourism (334,411 overnight stays), museum, collection of masks, weaving mill. First documentary mention in 1147; skiing resort since early 20th century, development as health resort and spa town after World War II, called "Bad" (spa) since 1972, parish church (14th /15th centuries) with Baroque interior and altar-piece painting (1782) by M. J. Schmidt, Grubegg palace (around 1591), residences of the wealthy associates of the mining company, pilgrimage church in Kumitzberg (part of the town, 1766-1773).