Puch bei Hallein

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Puch bei Hallein
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Coat of arms of Puch bei Hallein
Coat of arms
Puch bei Hallein is located in Austria
Puch bei Hallein
Puch bei Hallein
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°43′00″N 13°05′40″E / 47.71667°N 13.09444°E / 47.71667; 13.09444Coordinates: 47°43′00″N 13°05′40″E / 47.71667°N 13.09444°E / 47.71667; 13.09444
Country Austria
State Salzburg
District Hallein
 • Mayor Helmut Klose (ÖVP)
 • Total 21.02 km2 (8.12 sq mi)
Elevation 444 m (1,457 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 4,685
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5412
Area code 06245
Vehicle registration HA
Website www.puch.salzburg.at

Puch bei Hallein is a municipality in the Hallein District (Tennengau) of the Austrian state of Salzburg.

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It can be reached by suburban S-Bahn railway from the state capital Salzburg and also has access to the A 10 Tauern Autobahn (European route E55) from Salzburg to Villach.


The settlement was first mentioned as Puoche in a 930 deed, while the Puchstein Castle was already documented in 822. Main sight is the Baroque Urstein Palace, erected in 1691, now seat of a private academy. Puch is also a location of the Salzburg Fachhochschule (University of Applied Sciences).