Adnet is a town in the district of Hallein, in the Austrian state of Salzburg. It is famous for its marble and there is a marble museum in the middle of the town.

Adnet
Church of Saints Stephen and Lawrence
Church of Saints Stephen and Lawrence
Coat of arms of Adnet
Coat of arms
Adnet is located in Austria
Adnet
Adnet
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°41′48″N 13°07′49″E / 47.69667°N 13.13028°E / 47.69667; 13.13028Coordinates: 47°41′48″N 13°07′49″E / 47.69667°N 13.13028°E / 47.69667; 13.13028
CountryAustria
StateSalzburg
DistrictHallein
Government
 • MayorWolfgang Auer (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total30.0 km2 (11.6 sq mi)
Elevation
484 m (1,588 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total3,557
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
5421
Area code06245
Vehicle registrationHA
Websitewww.adnet.salzburg.at

GeographyEdit

Adnet is situated near Hallein in the metropolitan area of Salzburg. Urban districts are: Adnet, Riedl, Spumberg, Waidach, Wimberg. The highest point is just beneath the Jägernase (a mountain slope of the local mountain Schlenken) about 1,501 metres (4,925 ft) above sea level.

Coat of armsEdit

The coat of arms of the municipality: on a golden shield between three red-marmoreal round stones is a black lion, in the right hand it is holding a black stonemason's hammer on its red shaft.

Name OriginEdit

The name originates from the Celtic (Atanate, Atanat, Attnat). It means swamp (situated by the water).

TwinningEdit

Adnet is twinned with:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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