Dorfbeuern

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Dorfbeuern
Dorfbeuern - Michaelbeuern.JPG
Dorfbeuern is located in Austria
Dorfbeuern
Dorfbeuern
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°01′00″N 13°01′00″E / 48.01667°N 13.01667°E / 48.01667; 13.01667Coordinates: 48°01′00″N 13°01′00″E / 48.01667°N 13.01667°E / 48.01667; 13.01667
Country Austria
State Salzburg
District Salzburg-Umgebung
Government
 • Mayor Adolf Hinterhauser (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 14.5 km2 (5.6 sq mi)
Elevation 471 m (1,545 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 1,470
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5152
Area code 06274
Vehicle registration SL
Website www.dorfbeuern.salzburg.at

Dorfbeuern is a municipality in the district of Salzburg-Umgebung in the state of Salzburg in Austria.

Geography[edit]

Michaelbeuern Abbey

Dorfbeuern is situated in the district Salzburg-Umgebung, 30 km north of Salzburg on the boundary with Upper Austria.

The municipality consist of Dorfbeuern, Michaelbeuern and Vorau and some small hamlets.

Sights[edit]

The economic and cultural center of Dorfbeuern is Michaelbeuern Abbey, a Benedictine Abbey founded in the 8th century. The Abbey runs a school for pupils from 10 to 14 years (Hauptschule) following a tradition going back to the 13th century, when a school in the abbey was first mentioned.

Politics[edit]

The local council consists of 13 members, 10 from the conservativ ÖVP and 3 from the SPÖ(Labour). Mayor of Dorfbeuern is Adolf Hinterhauser (ÖVP).

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