Filzmoos

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Filzmoos
FilzmoosChurch.JPG
Filzmoos is located in Austria
Filzmoos
Filzmoos
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°26′N 13°31′E / 47.433°N 13.517°E / 47.433; 13.517Coordinates: 47°26′N 13°31′E / 47.433°N 13.517°E / 47.433; 13.517
Country Austria
State Salzburg
District St. Johann im Pongau
Government
 • Mayor Johann Sulzberger
Area
 • Total 75.71 km2 (29.23 sq mi)
Elevation 1,057 m (3,468 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 1,461
 • Density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes 50 407
Area code 06453
Website www.filzmoos.at/

Filzmoos is a town within the district of St. Johann im Pongau in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Its main income comes through tourism: skiing in winter and hiking in summer. The town is approximately 1 km above sea level.

The Bischofsmütze (Bishop's Mitre) Mountain[edit]

Filzmoos sits below the Gosaukamm mountain range and the mountain nearest to it is called the Bischofsmütze (Bishop's Mitre), so named due to the shape of its peak. The Bischofsmütze is a popular mountain for climbing. Another mountain near Filzmoos is the Dachstein.

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Famous people[edit]

Brigitte Totschnig, former Austrian alpine skier, was born in the town.

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