Flachau

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Flachau
Flachau valley in March 2008
Flachau valley in March 2008
Coat of arms of Flachau
Coat of arms
Flachau is located in Austria
Flachau
Flachau
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°20′34″N 13°23′32″E / 47.34278°N 13.39222°E / 47.34278; 13.39222Coordinates: 47°20′34″N 13°23′32″E / 47.34278°N 13.39222°E / 47.34278; 13.39222
CountryAustria
StateSalzburg
DistrictSt. Johann im Pongau
Government
 • MayorThomas Oberreiter (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total117.25 km2 (45.27 sq mi)
Elevation
920 m (3,020 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total2,813
 • Density24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
5542
Area code06457
Vehicle registrationJO
Websiteflachau.salzburg.at

Flachau is a village in the district of St. Johann im Pongau in the Austrian state of Salzburg, with a population of 2,802 (2016 data). Its numerous skiing facilities are part of the Ski Amadé network of ski areas, one of the largest in Europe.

History[edit]

Up into the 19th century, Flachau was a center of iron smelting in the Pongau district. Remains of the works have since been demolished, and only street and house names remain as reminders.

Notable citizens[edit]

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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