Mondsee (town)

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Mondsee
Mondsee cut.jpg
Coat of arms of Mondsee
Coat of arms
Mondsee is located in Austria
Mondsee
Mondsee
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°51′24″N 13°21′06″E / 47.85667°N 13.35167°E / 47.85667; 13.35167Coordinates: 47°51′24″N 13°21′06″E / 47.85667°N 13.35167°E / 47.85667; 13.35167
CountryAustria
StateUpper Austria
DistrictVöcklabruck
Government
 • MayorOtto Mierl (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total16.62 km2 (6.42 sq mi)
Elevation
493 m (1,617 ft)
Population
(14 June 2016)[1]
 • Total3,697
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
5310
Area code06232
Vehicle registrationVB

Mondsee is a town in the Vöcklabruck district in the Austrian state of Upper Austria located on the shore of the lake Mondsee. The town is home to the historic medieval Mondsee Abbey. The cloister church was used for the site of the wedding in The Sound of Music.

UNESCO World Heritage Site[edit]

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2]

Neighbouring municipalities[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19912,600—    
20013,207+23.3%
20093,304+3.0%

See also[edit]

SKGLB-Museum

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