Gföhl

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Gföhl
Coat of arms of Gföhl
Coat of arms
Gföhl is located in Austria
Gföhl
Gföhl
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°31′N 15°29′E / 48.517°N 15.483°E / 48.517; 15.483Coordinates: 48°31′N 15°29′E / 48.517°N 15.483°E / 48.517; 15.483
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Krems-Land
Government
 • Mayor Karl Simlinger
Area
 • Total 80.75 km2 (31.18 sq mi)
Elevation 579 m (1,900 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 3,685
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3542
Area code 02716
Website www.gfoehl.at

Gföhl is a town in theGföhl district of Krems-Land in the Austrian state of Lower Austria.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 4,077 —    
1880 4,173 +2.4%
1890 4,102 −1.7%
1900 4,038 −1.6%
1910 4,258 +5.4%
1923 4,003 −6.0%
1934 3,949 −1.3%
1939 3,921 −0.7%
1951 3,900 −0.5%
1961 3,798 −2.6%
1971 4,008 +5.5%
1981 3,776 −5.8%
1991 3,715 −1.6%
2001 3,740 +0.7%
2011 3,721 −0.5%


Karl Simlinger controversy[edit]

The acting mayor of Gföhl, Karl Simlinger, stated at city council meeting that journalists who report on asylum seekers should be hanged.

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