Hard, Austria

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Hard
Rheintal bei Bregenz.jpg
Coat of arms of Hard
Coat of arms
Hard is located in Austria
Hard
Hard
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°28′00″N 09°40′00″E / 47.46667°N 9.66667°E / 47.46667; 9.66667Coordinates: 47°28′00″N 09°40′00″E / 47.46667°N 9.66667°E / 47.46667; 9.66667
Country Austria
State Vorarlberg
District Bregenz
Government
 • Mayor Harald Köhlmeier (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 17.46 km2 (6.74 sq mi)
Elevation 398-400 m (−914 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 12,696
 • Density 730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6971
Area code 05574
Vehicle registration B
Website www.hard.at

Hard is a town in the westernmost Austrian state of Vorarlberg, directly on Lake Constance. Hard has a lot of attractions, like the Strandbad and the Grünerdamm. Hard is also famous for the big Skaterpark.

An honorary consulate of Brazil is located in Hard.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1869 2,305 —    
1880 2,085 −9.5%
1890 2,183 +4.7%
1900 2,914 +33.5%
1910 3,637 +24.8%
1923 3,049 −16.2%
1934 3,387 +11.1%
1939 3,488 +3.0%
1951 4,788 +37.3%
1961 6,671 +39.3%
1971 8,887 +33.2%
1981 10,103 +13.7%
1991 10,747 +6.4%
2001 11,471 +6.7%
2011 12,546 +9.4%

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