Ulrichsberg

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Ulrichsberg
Ulrichsberg Michaelskapelle - Außen 3.jpg
Coat of arms of Ulrichsberg
Coat of arms
Ulrichsberg is located in Austria
Ulrichsberg
Ulrichsberg
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°40′32″N 13°54′44″E / 48.67556°N 13.91222°E / 48.67556; 13.91222Coordinates: 48°40′32″N 13°54′44″E / 48.67556°N 13.91222°E / 48.67556; 13.91222
Country Austria
State Upper Austria
District Rohrbach
Government
 • Mayor Wilfried Kellermann (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 57 km2 (22 sq mi)
Elevation 626 m (2,054 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 2,884
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4161
Area code 07288
Vehicle registration RO
Website www.ulrichsberg.at

Ulrichsberg is a municipality in the district of Rohrbach in the Austrian state of Upper Austria.

Geography[edit]

Ulrichsberg lies in Mühlviertel in Upper Austria near the Bohemian Forest and along the Große Mühl river (north of the Danube). It covers an area of 12.2 km north to south and 10.3 km east to west for a total area of 57 km2. 51.8% of the area is forested and 44.7% of the area is in agricultural use.

The Gemeinde ("communes") nearby are: Berdetschlag, Breitenstein, Dietrichschlag, Erlet, Fuchslug, Hintenberg, Kandlschlag, Lichtenberg, Mühlwald, Ödenkirchen, Salnau, Schindlau, Seitelschlag, Sonnenwald, Stangl, Stollnberg, Ulrichsberg, and Zaglau.

North of Lichtenberg, in Schöneben, is a small border crossing to the Czech Republic.

History[edit]

Ulrichsberg was first mentioned in a document in 1325.

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