Wilhering

Wilhering (Central Bavarian: Wilaring) is a municipality in the district Linz-Land in the Austrian state of Upper Austria.

Wilhering

Wilaring
Doernbach Wallfahrtskirche 2005.jpg
Coat of arms of Wilhering
Coat of arms
Wilhering is located in Austria
Wilhering
Wilhering
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°19′0″N 14°12′0″E / 48.31667°N 14.20000°E / 48.31667; 14.20000Coordinates: 48°19′0″N 14°12′0″E / 48.31667°N 14.20000°E / 48.31667; 14.20000
CountryAustria
StateUpper Austria
DistrictLinz-Land
Government
 • MayorLAbg. Mario Wolfgang Mühlböck (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total29.97 km2 (11.57 sq mi)
Elevation
270 m (890 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total5,911
 • Density200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4073
Area code0 72 26
Vehicle registrationLL
Websitewww.wilhering.at

Its slogan is "culture and life". There is the Wilhering Abbey, a Cistercian Abbey, and a Rococo church, and woods around. The Cisterican Abbey was established in the 1146 and was then rebuilt after it had been burnt down. It contains sketches and paintings by Austrian Baroque painters. The church has a Rococo interior which is one of the best examples of this style in Austria. [3]

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18691,690—    
18801,654−2.1%
18901,646−0.5%
19001,692+2.8%
19101,848+9.2%
19231,958+6.0%
19341,919−2.0%
19392,137+11.4%
19512,446+14.5%
19612,568+5.0%
19714,079+58.8%
19814,108+0.7%
19914,649+13.2%
20015,191+11.7%
20115,778+11.3%

PoliticsEdit

The mayor of the city is Mario Mühlböck[4] of the SPÖ, the leading party in Wilhering.

Education and SchoolsEdit

Wilhering has an education and child care facility. There are three elementary schools in Dörnbach, Schönering and Wilhering, and a middle school until eighth grade. The Stifter High School is a private school in Wilhering. Wilhering has two kindergartens.

Public TransportEdit

Wilhering has its own public transport, a bus company that covers the entire municipality called WILIA, founded 1930.[5]

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.
  3. ^ "Planetware.com". Retrieved 23 January 2011.
  4. ^ "Wilhering.at". Retrieved 22 January 2020.
  5. ^ "Wilhering.at". Retrieved 20 January 2020.