Altmünster

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Altmünster
Altmünster.JPG
Coat of arms of Altmünster
Coat of arms
Altmünster is located in Austria
Altmünster
Altmünster
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°54′05″N 13°45′05″E / 47.90139°N 13.75139°E / 47.90139; 13.75139Coordinates: 47°54′05″N 13°45′05″E / 47.90139°N 13.75139°E / 47.90139; 13.75139
Country Austria
State Upper Austria
District Gmunden
Government
 • Mayor Hannes Schobesberger (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 79 km2 (31 sq mi)
Elevation 442 m (1,450 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 9,553
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4813
Area code 07612
Vehicle registration GM
Website www.altmuenster.at

Altmünster is a market town located about 3 kilometres south of Gmunden in the Austrian state of Upper Austria, on the west shore of the Traunsee. Its economic base consists primarily of tourism, light industry, and as a bedroom community for people working in larger communities such as Gmunden and Vöcklabruck.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1869 4,778 —    
1880 4,683 −2.0%
1890 4,742 +1.3%
1900 4,951 +4.4%
1910 5,244 +5.9%
1923 5,329 +1.6%
1934 5,917 +11.0%
1939 6,328 +6.9%
1951 7,383 +16.7%
1961 7,348 −0.5%
1971 7,921 +7.8%
1981 8,556 +8.0%
1991 9,067 +6.0%
2001 9,445 +4.2%

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Altmünster is twinned with:

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