Pöchlarn

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Pöchlarn
Coat of arms of Pöchlarn
Coat of arms
Pöchlarn is located in Austria
Pöchlarn
Pöchlarn
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°12′N 15°12′E / 48.200°N 15.200°E / 48.200; 15.200Coordinates: 48°12′N 15°12′E / 48.200°N 15.200°E / 48.200; 15.200
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Melk
Government
 • Mayor Alfred Bergner
Area
 • Total 17.95 km2 (6.93 sq mi)
Elevation 216 m (709 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 3,914
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3380
Area code 02757
Website www.poechlarn.at

Pöchlarn (Bavarian: Böchlarn) is a town in the district of Melk in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. The painter and writer Oskar Kokoschka was born here in 1886.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 1,756 —    
1880 1,904 +8.4%
1890 2,192 +15.1%
1900 2,675 +22.0%
1910 2,919 +9.1%
1923 2,870 −1.7%
1934 3,137 +9.3%
1939 3,116 −0.7%
1951 3,136 +0.6%
1961 3,222 +2.7%
1971 3,521 +9.3%
1981 3,626 +3.0%
1991 3,523 −2.8%
2001 3,473 −1.4%
2011 3,935 +13.3%

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