Mondsee (town)

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For the lake, see Mondsee (lake).
Mondsee
Mondsee cut.jpg
Coat of arms of Mondsee
Coat of arms
Mondsee is located in Austria
Mondsee
Mondsee
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°51′24″N 13°21′06″E / 47.85667°N 13.35167°E / 47.85667; 13.35167Coordinates: 47°51′24″N 13°21′06″E / 47.85667°N 13.35167°E / 47.85667; 13.35167
Country Austria
State Upper Austria
District Vöcklabruck
Government
 • Mayor Otto Mierl (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 16.62 km2 (6.42 sq mi)
Elevation 493 m (1,617 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 3,406
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5310
Area code 06232
Vehicle registration VB

Mondsee is a town in the Vöcklabruck district in the Austrian state of Upper Austria located on the shore of the lake Mondsee. The town is home to the historic medieval Mondsee Abbey. The cloister church was used for the site of the wedding in The Sound of Music.

UNESCO World Heritage Site[edit]

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2]

Neighbouring municipalities[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1991 2,600 —    
2001 3,207 +23.3%

See also[edit]

SKGLB-Museum

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