Zell am See District

The Bezirk Zell am See is an administrative district (Bezirk) in the federal state of Salzburg, Austria, and congruent with the Pinzgau region.

Zell am See District

Bezirk Zell am See
CountryAustria
StateSalzburg
Number of municipalities28
Area
  Total2,640.85 km2 (1,019.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
  Total86,923
  Density33/km2 (85/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Historical population
YearPop.±%
1869 29,509    
1880 31,303+6.1%
1890 32,189+2.8%
1900 35,019+8.8%
1910 37,831+8.0%
1923 38,554+1.9%
1934 43,215+12.1%
1939 45,555+5.4%
1951 56,176+23.3%
1961 58,009+3.3%
1971 66,454+14.6%
1981 71,811+8.1%
1991 77,277+7.6%
2001 84,124+8.9%
Source: [1]

The area of the district is 2,640.85 square kilometres (1,019.64 sq mi), with a population of 84,124 (May 15, 2001), and population density 32 persons per km². The administrative center of the district is Zell am See. It is a two-hour transfer to resort from Salzburg Airport. The region’s biggest town is Saalfelden with a population of 20,000.

Administrative divisions

The district is divided into 28 municipalities, three of them are towns, and four of them are market towns.

Towns

  1. Saalfelden am Steinernen Meer (15,093)
  2. Zell am See (9,638)
  3. Mittersill (5,930)

Market towns

  1. Lofer (1,943)
  2. Neukirchen am Großvenediger (2,616)
  3. Rauris (3,107)
  4. Taxenbach (2,918)

Municipalities

  1. Bramberg am Wildkogel (3,895)
  2. Bruck an der Großglocknerstraße (4,430)
  3. Dienten am Hochkönig (800)
  4. Fusch an der Großglocknerstraße (754)
  5. Hollersbach im Pinzgau (1,159)
  6. Kaprun (2,903)
  7. Krimml (886)
  8. Lend (1,604)
  9. Leogang (3,035)
  10. Maishofen (3,026)
  11. Maria Alm (2,143)
  12. Niedernsill (2,413)
  13. Piesendorf (3,481)
  14. Saalbach-Hinterglemm (3,020)
  15. Sankt Martin bei Lofer (1,151)
  16. Stuhlfelden (1,539)
  17. Unken (1,956)
  18. Uttendorf (2,813)
  19. Viehhofen (635)
  20. Wald im Pinzgau (1,176)
  21. Weißbach bei Lofer (406)

(population numbers May 15, 2001)

Tourist attractions

References

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