Mattighofen

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Mattighofen
Mattighofen palace
Mattighofen palace
Coat of arms of Mattighofen
Coat of arms
Mattighofen is located in Austria
Mattighofen
Mattighofen
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°06′24″N 13°08′58″E / 48.10667°N 13.14944°E / 48.10667; 13.14944Coordinates: 48°06′24″N 13°08′58″E / 48.10667°N 13.14944°E / 48.10667; 13.14944
Country Austria
State Upper Austria
District Braunau am Inn
Government
 • Mayor Friedrich Schwarzenhofer (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 5.15 km2 (1.99 sq mi)
Elevation 454 m (1,490 ft)
Population (14 June 2016)[1]
 • Total 6,149
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5230
Area code 07742
Vehicle registration BR
Website www.mattighofen.at

Mattighofen is a town in the district of Braunau am Inn, part of the Innviertel region, in the Austrian state of Upper Austria.

History[edit]

Initially Mattighofen belonged to the stem duchy of Bavaria, that became a part of Francia. In 757 a Kaiserpfalz (palace) of the ruling Carolingian dynasty was documented here. On the Frankfurt synod of 1007 Emperor Henry II granted the Mattighofen estates to the newly created Bishopric of Bamberg. It was acquired by the House of Wittelsbach in the 16th century and affected by the War of the Bavarian Succession after which it passed to the Archduchy of Austria according to the 1779 Treaty of Teschen. Mattighofen received town privileges in 1986.

Economy[edit]

Mattighofen is the headquarters of the KTM brand, which produces Automobiles, Motorcycles and bicycles.

Politics[edit]

Seats in the municipal assembly (Gemeinderat) as of 2009 elections:

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