Filzmoos

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Filzmoos

Füizmoos
Saints Peter and Paul Church
Saints Peter and Paul Church
Coat of arms of Filzmoos
Coat of arms
Filzmoos is located in Austria
Filzmoos
Filzmoos
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°26′N 13°31′E / 47.433°N 13.517°E / 47.433; 13.517Coordinates: 47°26′N 13°31′E / 47.433°N 13.517°E / 47.433; 13.517
CountryAustria
StateSalzburg
DistrictSt. Johann im Pongau
Government
 • MayorJohann Sulzberger
Area
 • Total75.71 km2 (29.23 sq mi)
Elevation
1,057 m (3,468 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,484
 • Density20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
50 407
Area code06453
Websitewww.filzmoos.at/

Filzmoos (Central Bavarian: Füizmoos) is a town within the district of St. Johann im Pongau in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Its main income comes through tourism: skiing in winter and hiking in summer. The town is approximately 1 km above sea level.

The Bischofsmütze (Bishop's Mitre) Mountain[edit]

Filzmoos sits below the Gosaukamm mountain range and the mountain nearest to it is called the Bischofsmütze (Bishop's Mitre), so named due to the shape of its peak. The Bischofsmütze is a popular mountain for climbing. Another mountain near Filzmoos is the Dachstein.

Gallery[edit]

Famous people[edit]

Michaela Kirchgasser, former world slalom skiing silver medallist grew up in Filzmoos and still lives there.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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