Schwarzenberg, Austria

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Schwarzenberg
Schwarzenberg Vlbg3.JPG
Coat of arms of Schwarzenberg
Coat of arms
Schwarzenberg is located in Austria
Schwarzenberg
Schwarzenberg
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°25′00″N 09°51′00″E / 47.41667°N 9.85000°E / 47.41667; 9.85000Coordinates: 47°25′00″N 09°51′00″E / 47.41667°N 9.85000°E / 47.41667; 9.85000
Country Austria
State Vorarlberg
District Bregenz
Government
 • Mayor Armin Berchtold
Area
 • Total 25.76 km2 (9.95 sq mi)
Elevation 696 m (2,283 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 1,822
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6867
Area code 05512
Vehicle registration B
Website www.schwarzenberg.at

Schwarzenberg is a municipality in the Bregenz Forest in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg, part of the district of Bregenz. The village center is heritage-protected for its clapboard houses.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1869 1,300 —    
1880 1,105 −15.0%
1890 1,214 +9.9%
1900 1,233 +1.6%
1910 1,209 −1.9%
1923 1,181 −2.3%
1934 1,258 +6.5%
1939 1,262 +0.3%
1951 1,333 +5.6%
1961 1,282 −3.8%
1971 1,430 +11.5%
1981 1,470 +2.8%
1991 1,576 +7.2%
2001 1,669 +5.9%
2011 1,805 +8.1%

Personalities[edit]

Events[edit]

Here annually the world-famous lied- and chamber-music-festival Schubertiade Schwarzenberg takes place, with performances of artists like Alfred Brendel, Emerson String Quartet, Michael Schade, Robert Holl, Angelika Kirchschlager, Thomas Quasthoff.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Schwarzenberg (Vorarlberg) at Wikimedia Commons

Angelika-Kauffmann-Saal during an intermission of a recital at the annual Schubertiade Lieder festival