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Eferding
Eferding
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Coat of arms of Eferding
Coat of arms
Eferding is located in Upper Austria
Eferding
Eferding
Location within Austria
Eferding is located in Austria
Eferding
Eferding
Eferding (Austria)
Coordinates: 48°19?N 14°02?E / 48.317°N 14.033°E / 48.317; 14.033Coordinates: 48°19?N 14°02?E / 48.317°N 14.033°E / 48.317; 14.033
CountryAustria
StateUpper Austria
DistrictEferding
Government
 o MayorSeverin Mair (ÖVP)
Area
 o Total2.81 km2 (1.08 sq mi)
Elevation
271 m (889 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 o Total4,100
 o Density1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4070
Area code07272
Vehicle registrationEF
Websitewww.eferding.at

About this soundEferding  is the capital of the Eferding district in the Austrian state of Upper Austria.

Church of Eferding (inside)

Geography

Eferding is the center of the Eferding basin. The city is 2 km away from the Danube River. It has[clarification needed] in Upper Austria.

History

Eferding was appointed as a city in 1222. It is one of the oldest city in Austria.

Population

Twin cities

Sights

  • Cathedral Eferding: (Stadtpfarrkirche Eferding) late gothic, built in 1451-1505, because of its size it is also called 'Dom of Eferding'
  • Main Square: the Main Square is an old big square with gothic and baroque houses, at the north side of the main square there is a castle
  • Castle Starhemberg: (Schloss Starhemberg) built in the 13th century. It is home to two museums: the Fürstlich Starhembergische Familienmuseum (History of the Starhembergs) and the Museum of the city of Eferding. The museum displays the table of the Viennese apartment of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart where he composed the opera The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte). A "Christmas Market" is celebrated every winter in the castle courtyard. The descendants of the Starhemberg family continue to reside in the castle. The castle is located between the north side of the main place, the cathedral at the graben of the former city wall.
Castle Starhemberg

Traffic

  • Danube cycle way: In Austria the Danube cycle path goes from Passau - Aschach - Eferding - Linz - Vienna to the border to Hungary. Eferding is twenty kilometers before Linz, and it is two kilometers away from the Danube and the Danube cycle path.
  • Shipping pier: there is a Danube shipping pier in the small village of 'Brandstatt', 2 km away from the town of Eferding [1]

Sport

  • Ponds: there are some nice small ponds (lakes) located in the area between the Danube und the city Eferding, used for swimming in summer by free entry
  • outdoor swimming pool: close to the center there is a new outdoor swimming pool (Landscaped Pool)
  • horseback-riding: there are possibilities for horseback-riding

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 2019.

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