Gars am Kamp

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Gars am Kamp
Gars am Kamp in 2012
Gars am Kamp in 2012
Coat of arms of Gars am Kamp
Coat of arms
Gars am Kamp is located in Austria
Gars am Kamp
Gars am Kamp
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°35′50″N 15°39′40″E / 48.59722°N 15.66111°E / 48.59722; 15.66111Coordinates: 48°35′50″N 15°39′40″E / 48.59722°N 15.66111°E / 48.59722; 15.66111
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Horn
Government
 • Mayor Martin Falk (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 50.42 km2 (19.47 sq mi)
Elevation 256 m (840 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 3,542
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3571
Area code 02985
Vehicle registration HO
Website www.gars.at

Gars am Kamp is a market town in the district of Horn in Lower Austria with 3,542 inhabitants (2016). Gars was between 1075 - 1095, during the reign of the House of Babenberg, a former capital of ancient Austria.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 2,947 —    
1880 2,986 +1.3%
1890 3,131 +4.9%
1900 3,270 +4.4%
1910 3,732 +14.1%
1923 3,848 +3.1%
1934 3,997 +3.9%
1939 4,013 +0.4%
1951 4,293 +7.0%
1961 4,035 −6.0%
1971 3,968 −1.7%
1981 3,732 −5.9%
1991 3,458 −7.3%
2001 3,534 +2.2%
2011 3,478 −1.6%

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Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Gars am Kamp is twinned with the following cities:

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