Salzburgerland

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Salzburg(erland)
State of Austria
Flag of Salzburg(erland)
Flag
Coat of arms of Salzburg(erland)
Coat of arms
Location of Salzburg(erland)
Country  Austria
Capital Salzburg
Government
 • Governor Wilfried Haslauer jr. (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 7,156.03 km2 (2,762.96 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)
 • Total 545,742
 • Density 76.26324/km2 (197.5209/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code AT-5
NUTS Region AT3
Votes in Bundesrat 4 (of 62)
Website www.salzburg.gv.at

Salzburgerland or Salzburg (officially Land Salzburg) is one of the States of Austria. It has 7,156 square kilometres (2,763 sq mi) and about 546,000 inhabitants (2016). Its capital city is Salzburg.

Politics[change | change source]

The last results in May 2013 were:

  • ÖVP: 11 seats (-3)
  • SPÖ: 9 seats (-6)
  • GRÜNE: 7 seats (+5)
  • FPÖ: 6 seats (+1)
  • Team Stronach: 3 seats (+3)

Total 36 seats.

History[change | change source]

In the Modern Era Salzburg was an independent state.

Language[change | change source]

Austrian German is the main written language. Austro-Bavarian language is also spoken, especially in the rural areas.

Administrative divisions[change | change source]

Salzburger Land has six districts, (Bezirke or Gaue):

Important cities and towns[change | change source]

Settlements in Salzburgerland with town privileges: