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Unterach is a village in the Austria state of Upper Austria on the southern shore of lake Attersee in the centre of the Salzkammergut region.

Unterach am Attersee
Unterach am Attersee 2010.jpg
Coat of arms of Unterach am Attersee
Coat of arms
Unterach am Attersee is located in Austria
Unterach am Attersee
Unterach am Attersee
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°48′25″N 13°29′30″E / 47.80694°N 13.49167°E / 47.80694; 13.49167Coordinates: 47°48′25″N 13°29′30″E / 47.80694°N 13.49167°E / 47.80694; 13.49167
CountryAustria
StateUpper Austria
DistrictVöcklabruck
Government
 • MayorGeorg Baumann (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total26.03 km2 (10.05 sq mi)
Elevation
477 m (1,565 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,448
 • Density56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4866
Area code07665
Vehicle registrationVB

The name derives from the Austro-Bavarian Untr|aha ~ between|waters based on the geographical location on the shore of lake Mondsee and lake Attersee.

Coat of armsEdit

The arms were granted on 1980-08-25 by the government of Upper Austria based on a resolution of the Town Council of 1979-11-09.

GalleryEdit

PoliticsEdit

  • Mayor Georg Baumann, ÖVP

The town council consists of 19 members. The chair is taken by the mayor who has been elected directly since 1997. (Exception: E. Gnigler got appointed by the town council in 2007.) The 1 to 2 vice-chairs are elected by the town council; likewise the allocation of responsibilities is decided by the town council.

The town council, as of the latest election in 2009, is constituted as follows:

  • ÖVP: 10 mandates
  • SPÖ: 9 mandates

Historic election results.

CommerceEdit

Town communitiesEdit

Neighbouring townsEdit

LakesEdit

PersonalitiesEdit

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.
  • Alfred Mück, Franz Pölzleithner: Unterach am Attersee Chronik - Eigenverlag Gemeinde Unterach 1990
  • Knoll, Mayr, Prix: Die elektrische Bahn Unterach-See - Verlag Johannes Heyn 1995, ISBN 3-85366-791-0
  • Erich Weidinger: Sagen & Märchen vom Attersee - SECESSION LXXXXVIII 1989
  • Gustav Klimt: Notizbuch Unterach am Attersee - Verlag Brandstätter 2001, ISBN 3-85447-980-8
  • Thomas Bernhard: Die Mütze - 1966 (location), in Die Erzählungen - Suhrkamp 1979, ISBN 3-518-02142-7

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