Weißpriach

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Weißpriach
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Coat of arms of Weißpriach
Coat of arms
Weißpriach is located in Austria
Weißpriach
Weißpriach
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°10′00″N 13°42′00″E / 47.16667°N 13.70000°E / 47.16667; 13.70000Coordinates: 47°10′00″N 13°42′00″E / 47.16667°N 13.70000°E / 47.16667; 13.70000
Country Austria
State Salzburg
District Tamsweg
Government
 • Mayor Hermann Bogensperger (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 80.20 km2 (30.97 sq mi)
Elevation 1,099 m (3,606 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 307
 • Density 3.8/km2 (9.9/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5571
Area code 06473
Vehicle registration TA
Website www.weisspriach.at

Weißpriach is a municipality in the district of Tamsweg in the state of Salzburg in Austria. It is located in a valley of the Niedere Tauern mountain range.

History[edit]

Weißpriach is known for the Romanesque church of Saint Rupert with its Byzantine frescoes. The foundations probably date from the Christianization under the rule of Duke Tassilo III of Bavaria in the 8th century and may have replaced a Roman temple.

Politics[edit]

Seats in the municipal assembly (Gemeinderat) as of 2009 elections:

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