Hargelsberg is a municipality in the district Linz-Land in the Austrian state of Upper Austria.

Hargelsberg
Church of Saint Andrew
Church of Saint Andrew
Coat of arms of Hargelsberg
Hargelsberg is located in Austria
Hargelsberg
Hargelsberg
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°9′0″N 14°25′32″E / 48.15000°N 14.42556°E / 48.15000; 14.42556Coordinates: 48°9′0″N 14°25′32″E / 48.15000°N 14.42556°E / 48.15000; 14.42556
CountryAustria
StateUpper Austria
DistrictLinz-Land
Government
 • MayorManfred Huber (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total17.89 km2 (6.91 sq mi)
Elevation
324 m (1,063 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,371
 • Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4483
Area code07255
Vehicle registrationLL
Websitewww.hargelsberg.ooe.gv.at

GeographyEdit

Hargelsberg lies 324 meters above sea level. The municipality is about 4.5 kilometers from north to south, and about 6.3 km east to west. The total area is 17.8 km². Some 7.9% of the area is wooded, with 84.3% of the area devoted to agriculture.

LocalitiesEdit

Hargelsberg municipality contains the following named villages: Hargelsberg, Penking, Sieding, and Thann. Other localities are Angersberg, Firsching, Franzberg, Hart, Hausmanning, and Pirchhorn.

HistoryEdit

The area surrounding Hargelsberg came under the dominion of the Bavarian Duchy in the seventh century, and the place is heard of in the twelfth century as part of the Austrian Duchy. From 1490 it was incorporated into the Archduchy 'Austria Above the Enns'. During Napoleonic Wars, the location saw French incursions. Since 1918, Hargelsberg has been part of Bundesland Upper Austria. Following the Anschluss with Germany on 13 March 1938, the locality was part of Gau Oberdonau" but in 1945 was restored to Bundesland Upper Austria.

Historical objects from Hargelsberg can be examined in the museum at Enns.

NotgeldEdit

Like many municipalities of Upper Austria, Hargelsberg issued Notgeld for collectors in 1920. Hargelsberg was more prolific than most, with all of its villages and localities issuing special series (Sonderserien) in limited prints. Several hundred varieties exist.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18691,066—    
18801,163+9.1%
18901,111−4.5%
19001,038−6.6%
19101,090+5.0%
19231,056−3.1%
19341,038−1.7%
19391,009−2.8%
YearPop.±%
19511,063+5.4%
1961842−20.8%
1971755−10.3%
1981782+3.6%
1991847+8.3%
20011,082+27.7%
20111,231+13.8%

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.