Pöchlarn

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Pöchlarn
Coat of arms of Pöchlarn
Coat of arms
Pöchlarn is located in Austria
Pöchlarn
Pöchlarn
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°12′N 15°12′E / 48.200°N 15.200°E / 48.200; 15.200Coordinates: 48°12′N 15°12′E / 48.200°N 15.200°E / 48.200; 15.200
CountryAustria
StateLower Austria
DistrictMelk
Government
 • MayorAlfred Bergner
Area
 • Total17.95 km2 (6.93 sq mi)
Elevation216 m (709 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total3,957
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code3380
Area code02757
Websitewww.poechlarn.at

Pöchlarn (Austro-Bavarian: Böchlarn) is a town in the district of Melk in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. The painter and writer Oskar Kokoschka was born here in 1886.

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Historical population
YearPop.±%
18691,756—    
18801,904+8.4%
18902,192+15.1%
19002,675+22.0%
19102,919+9.1%
19232,870−1.7%
19343,137+9.3%
19393,116−0.7%
19513,136+0.6%
19613,222+2.7%
19713,521+9.3%
19813,626+3.0%
19913,523−2.8%
20013,473−1.4%
20113,935+13.3%

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