Admont

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Admont
Coat of arms of Admont
Coat of arms
Admont is located in Austria
Admont
Admont
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°34′23″N 14°27′40″E / 47.57306°N 14.46111°E / 47.57306; 14.46111Coordinates: 47°34′23″N 14°27′40″E / 47.57306°N 14.46111°E / 47.57306; 14.46111
Country Austria
State Styria
District Liezen
Government
 • Mayor Hermann Watzl (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 299.69 km2 (115.71 sq mi)
Elevation 640 m (2,100 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 2,508
 • Density 8.4/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes 8911, 8912, 8913
Area code 03613
Vehicle registration LI
Website www.admont.at

Admont is a town in the Austrian state of Styria. It is historically most notable for Admont Abbey, a monastery founded in 1074.

Gesause National Park, in which Admont lies, is an area of outstanding beauty. The town is situated in the middle of the Ennstal Alps, in the valley of the Enns.

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Painting of Admont in 1840 by Anton Schiffer.