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 2014)[1]
 • Total 12,864
 • Density 740/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's attractions include the Strandbad and the Grünerdamm. Hard is also famous for the skatepark.

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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