Braunau am Inn

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48°15′30″N 13°2′6″E / 48.25833°N 13.03500°E / 48.25833; 13.03500Coordinates: 48°15′30″N 13°2′6″E / 48.25833°N 13.03500°E / 48.25833; 13.03500

Braunau am Inn
Braunau town centre, seen from the Inn bridge
Braunau town centre, seen from the Inn bridge
Coat of arms of Braunau am Inn
Coat of arms
CountryAustria
StateUpper Austria
DistrictBraunau am Inn
Government
 • MayorJohannes Waidbacher (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total24.85 km2 (9.59 sq mi)
Elevation
352 m (1,155 ft)
Population
(14 June 2016)[1]
 • Total16,717
 • Density670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal codes
5280, 5282A
Area code07722
Vehicle registrationBR
Websitewww.braunau.at

Braunau am Inn is a town in the Innviertel region of Upper Austria (Oberösterreich), the north-western state of Austria. It lies about 90 km west of Linz and about 60 km north of Salzburg, on the border with the German state of Bavaria. It has a continental climate (Dfa in the Koeppen climate classification). The population in 2001 was 16,372. A port of entry, it is connected by bridges over the Inn River with its Bavarian counterpart, Simbach am Inn. It is the birthplace of Adolf Hitler.



  1. Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahresbeginn 2002-2016 nach Gemeinden, Erstellt am 14.06.2016 (Last accessed 13.12.2016) for Braunau am Inn.