Dienten am Hochkönig

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Dienten am Hochkönig
Dienten am Hochkönig is located in Austria
Dienten am Hochkönig
Dienten am Hochkönig
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°22′00″N 13°00′00″E / 47.36667°N 13.00000°E / 47.36667; 13.00000Coordinates: 47°22′00″N 13°00′00″E / 47.36667°N 13.00000°E / 47.36667; 13.00000
Country Austria
State Salzburg
District Zell am See
Government
 • Mayor Jakob Bürgler (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 49.74 km2 (19.20 sq mi)
Elevation 1,071 m (3,514 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 750
 • Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5652
Area code 06461
Vehicle registration ZE
Website www.dienten.salzburg.at

Dienten am Hochkönig is a municipality in the district of Zell am See (Pinzgau region), in the state of Salzburg in Austria. The population (as of May 2001) is 800.

Dienten is also part of the High King Mountain Ski Area.

It is occasionally referred to as 'Pooey Dienten'. And is the location of several package holidays.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is located in the Pinzgau in the Salzburgerland at the foot of the Hochkoenig mountain. (2.943m)

History[edit]

Dienten was first mentioned in 963. Since the Medieval age, there was an iron mine in the region of Dienten which was abandoned in 1864.

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