Puch bei Hallein

Puch bei Hallein is a municipality in the Hallein District (Tennengau) of the Austrian state of Salzburg.

Puch bei Hallein
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Coat of arms of Puch bei Hallein
Coat of arms
Puch bei Hallein is located in Austria
Puch bei Hallein
Puch bei Hallein
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°43′00″N 13°05′40″E / 47.71667°N 13.09444°E / 47.71667; 13.09444Coordinates: 47°43′00″N 13°05′40″E / 47.71667°N 13.09444°E / 47.71667; 13.09444
CountryAustria
StateSalzburg
DistrictHallein
Government
 • MayorHelmut Klose (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total21.01 km2 (8.11 sq mi)
Elevation
444 m (1,457 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total4,675
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
5412
Area code06245
Vehicle registrationHA
Websitewww.puch.salzburg.at

TransportationEdit

It can be reached by suburban S-Bahn railway from the state capital Salzburg and also has access to the A 10 Tauern Autobahn (European route E55) from Salzburg to Villach.

HistoryEdit

The settlement was first mentioned as Puoche in a 930 deed, while the Puchstein Castle was already documented in 822. Main sight is the Baroque Urstein Palace, erected in 1691, now seat of a private academy. Puch is also a location of the Salzburg Fachhochschule (University of Applied Sciences).

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.