Schardenberg

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Schardenberg
Hamberg monastery
Hamberg monastery
Coat of arms of Schardenberg
Coat of arms
Schardenberg is located in Austria
Schardenberg
Schardenberg
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°31′13″N 13°29′51″E / 48.52028°N 13.49750°E / 48.52028; 13.49750Coordinates: 48°31′13″N 13°29′51″E / 48.52028°N 13.49750°E / 48.52028; 13.49750
Country Austria
State Upper Austria
District Schärding
Government
 • Mayor Josef Schachner (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 31,59 km2 (1,220 sq mi)
Elevation 543 m (1,781 ft)
Population (14 June 2016)[1]
 • Total 2,375
 • Density 0.75/km2 (1.9/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4784
Area code 07713
Vehicle registration SD
Website www.schardenberg.at

Schardenberg is a municipality in the district of Schärding in the Austrian state of Upper Austria.

In September 1938, the Passau Kreisleiter and Schärding Kreisleiter cordially welcomed Gauleiter August Eigruber in Schardenberg. During a rally at the Hermannseder Inn, Eigruber announced that the adjacent tower will be called Adolf-Hitler-Warte. [2]

Geography[edit]

Schardenberg lies in the Innviertel. About 29 percent of the municipality is forest, and 61 percent is farmland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahresbeginn 2002-2016 nach Gemeinden, Erstellt am 14.06.2016 (Last accessed 13.12.2016) for Schardenberg.
  2. ^ Anna Rosmus Hitlers Nibelungen, Samples Grafenau 2015, pp. 183f