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Flag of Salzburgerland
Coat of arms of Salzburgerland
Coat of arms
Location of Salzburgerland
Country Austria
 • GovernorWilfried Haslauer jr. (ÖVP)
 • Total7,156.03 km2 (2,762.96 sq mi)
 (1 January 2016)
 • Total545,742
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeAT-5
NUTS RegionAT3
Votes in Bundesrat4 (of 62)

Salzburgerland or Salzburg (East Central Austro-Bavarian: Soizbuerger Laund or Soizbuerg) (officially Land Salzburg, German: Land Salzburg, East Central Austro-Bavarian: Laund Soizbuerg) 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: