Seekirchen am Wallersee

Seekirchen am Wallersee (simply known as Seekirchen) is a town in the district of Salzburg-Umgebung in the state of Salzburg in Austria.

Seekirchen am Wallersee

Coat of arms
Seekirchen am Wallersee
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°54′00″N 13°08′00″E
CountryAustria
StateSalzburg
DistrictSalzburg-Umgebung
Government
  MayorMonika Schwaiger (ÖVP)
Area
  Total50.28 km2 (19.41 sq mi)
Elevation
512 m (1,680 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
  Total10,764
  Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
5201
Area code06212
Vehicle registrationSL
Websitewww.seekirchen.at

History

The territory was settled 5,000 years ago and is the oldest Austrian settlement that still exists today. Today it has more than 10,000 inhabitants (from that point its officially called a "city").

Geography

Seekirchen is part of the legal district Neumarkt bei Salzburg. It borders on the neighboring towns of Anthering, Elixhausen, Eugendorf, Hallwang, Henndorf am Wallersee, Köstendorf, Mattsee, Obertrum am See and Schleedorf.

The Austrian land register subdivides Seekirchen into districts, some of which are cadastral municipalities:

  • Bayerham
  • Brunn
  • Fischtaging
  • Halberstätten
  • Huttich
  • Kothgumprechting
  • Kraiham
  • Mayerlehen
  • Marschalln (cadastral municipality)
  • Mödlham (cadastral municipality)
  • Ried
  • Schmieding
  • Schmiedkeller
  • Schöngumprechting
  • Seekirchen Land (cadastral municipality)
  • Seekirchen Markt (cadastral municipality)
  • Seewalchen (cadastral municipality)
  • Waldprechting (cadastral municipality)
  • Wies
  • Wimm
  • Wimmsiedlung
  • Zaisberg

Transportation

The city is 15 km distanced from Salzburg and is served by a railway line (2nd station "Seekirchen-Süd" planned in 2030) also included in the Salzburg S-Bahn

See also

Sons and daughters

Connected to the town

References

Media related to Seekirchen at Wikimedia Commons


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