Grein, Austria

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Grein
Grein - Ortsansicht.JPG
Coat of arms of Grein
Coat of arms
Grein is located in Austria
Grein
Grein
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°13′41″N 14°51′02″E / 48.22806°N 14.85056°E / 48.22806; 14.85056Coordinates: 48°13′41″N 14°51′02″E / 48.22806°N 14.85056°E / 48.22806; 14.85056
CountryAustria
StateUpper Austria
DistrictPerg
Government
 • MayorMag. Rainer Barth ([ÖVP])
Area
 • Total18.41 km2 (7.11 sq mi)
Elevation
239 m (784 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total2,926
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4360
Area code07268
Vehicle registrationPE
Websitewww.grein.ooe.gv.at

Grein is a municipality in the district Perg in the Austrian state of Upper Austria. It lies on the Danube River.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18691,919—    
18801,890−1.5%
18901,847−2.3%
19001,953+5.7%
19101,984+1.6%
19231,839−7.3%
19342,054+11.7%
19392,005−2.4%
19512,519+25.6%
19612,518−0.0%
19712,767+9.9%
19812,817+1.8%
19912,910+3.3%
20013,109+6.8%
20113,022−2.8%
20152,973−1.6%

Sights[edit]

One attraction in Grein is Greinburg Castle, built between 1488 and 1493. The castle was purchased by Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in 1823 and is now owned by a family foundation, headed by Andreas, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. The ducal family is living here but the castle is also open for visitors.

Further there is the oldest theatre in all of Austria located in the city.

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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