Auerbach, Upper Austria

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Auerbach
Coat of arms of Auerbach
Coat of arms
Auerbach is located in Austria
Auerbach
Auerbach
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°03′54″N 13°06′33″E / 48.06500°N 13.10917°E / 48.06500; 13.10917Coordinates: 48°03′54″N 13°06′33″E / 48.06500°N 13.10917°E / 48.06500; 13.10917
Country Austria
State Upper Austria
District Braunau am Inn
Government
 • Mayor Friedrich Pommer (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 10.78 km2 (4.16 sq mi)
Elevation 488 m (1,601 ft)
Population (14 June 2016)[1]
 • Total 558
 • Density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5224
Area code 07747
Vehicle registration BR

Auerbach (German pronunciation: [ˈaʊɐbax]) is a town in Upper Austria, Austria. Its length from north to south is 4.3 km and from east to west is 5 km; its area is 10.78 km2.[2] In 2015, it had 565 inhabitants.[3]

Subdivisions[edit]

Auerbach consists of two Katastralgemeinden: Auerbach and Irnprechting. It contains the following settlements:[4]

  • Auerbach
  • Holz
  • Höring
  • Oberirnprechting
  • Oberkling
  • Riensberg
  • Rietzing
  • Unterirnprechting
  • Unterkling
  • Wimpassing

History[edit]

Auerbach was part of the Duchy of Bavaria until 1779, when it passed to Austria with the rest of the Innviertel as a result of the Treaty of Teschen, that ended the War of the Bavarian Succession. During the Napoleonic Wars, it became Bavarian again until 1814 when it rejoined Upper Austria.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1991 498 —    
2001 505 +1.4%
2011 525 +4.0%
2015 565 +7.6%

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