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Mühlbach am Hochkönig is a municipality in St. Johann im Pongau district, Salzburgerland, Austria.

Mühlbach am Hochkönig
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Coat of arms of Mühlbach am Hochkönig
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Mühlbach am Hochkönig is located in Austria
Mühlbach am Hochkönig
Mühlbach am Hochkönig
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°22′38″N 13°07′33″E / 47.37722°N 13.12583°E / 47.37722; 13.12583Coordinates: 47°22′38″N 13°07′33″E / 47.37722°N 13.12583°E / 47.37722; 13.12583
CountryAustria
StateSalzburg
DistrictSt. Johann im Pongau
Government
 • MayorJohann Koblinger (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total51.51 km2 (19.89 sq mi)
Elevation
860 m (2,820 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,461
 • Density28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
5505
Area code06467
Vehicle registrationJO
Websitewww.muehlbach-hochkoenig.at

PopulationEdit

Its population was 1,622 inhabitants in 2005.

LocationEdit

Mühlbach am Hochkönig is found approximately 8 km to the west of Bischofshofen and some 45 minutes south of the city of Salzburg at the foot of the Hochkönig mountain.

SurroundingsEdit

A former copper mining town it is now mainly known as a winter ski resort and summer hiking area. There are many mountains around the area, such as Schneeberg [de], and there are also a lot of hotels, such as Sporthotel Neuwirt. Another hotel, Arturhaus is outside the town, and The hotel Alpengasthof Birgkarhaus sits at 1400 m in the heart of the Hochkönig ski slopes.

SportsEdit

A number of ski schools also operate. There are many easy slopes around the Arthurhaus area which make Mühlbach a good place to go for beginners, as well as many km of intermediate slopes. Mühlbach is also part of the Hochkönig ski area.

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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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