Scharnstein

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Scharnstein
Geyerhammer.jpg
Coat of arms of Scharnstein
Coat of arms
Scharnstein is located in Austria
Scharnstein
Scharnstein
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°54′01″N 13°57′39″E / 47.90028°N 13.96083°E / 47.90028; 13.96083Coordinates: 47°54′01″N 13°57′39″E / 47.90028°N 13.96083°E / 47.90028; 13.96083
Country Austria
State Upper Austria
District Gmunden
Government
 • Mayor Rudolf Raffelsberger (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 47.7 km2 (18.4 sq mi)
Elevation 488 m (1,601 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 4,737
 • Density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4644
Area code 07615
Vehicle registration GM
Website www.scharnstein.
ooe.gv.at

Scharnstein is a municipality in the district of Gmunden in the Austrian state of Upper Austria.

Geography[edit]

Scharnstein lies in the heart of the Alm valley. About 55 percent of the municipality is forest, and 36 percent is farmland.

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