Bad Homburg vor der Höhe is the district town of the Hochtaunuskreis, Hesse, on the southern slope of the Taunus mountains. Bad Homburg is part of the Frankfurt Rhein-Main urban area. The town's official name is Bad Homburg v.d.Höhe, which distinguishes it from other places named Homburg. It is known best for its mineral springs and spa, and for its casino.
At present, Bad Homburg is one of the wealthiest towns in Germany. As of 2004, the town's marketing slogan is Champagnerluft und Tradition.