Thalheim bei Wels

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Thalheim bei Wels
Thalheim bei Wels Wallfahrtskirche Maria Schauersberg 2005-08-12 3169.jpg
Coat of arms of Thalheim bei Wels
Coat of arms
Thalheim bei Wels is located in Austria
Thalheim bei Wels
Thalheim bei Wels
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°09′05″N 14°02′18″E / 48.15139°N 14.03833°E / 48.15139; 14.03833Coordinates: 48°09′05″N 14°02′18″E / 48.15139°N 14.03833°E / 48.15139; 14.03833
Country Austria
State Upper Austria
District Wels-Land
Government
 • Mayor Andreas Stockinger (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 16 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation 369 m (1,211 ft)
Population (14 June 2016)[1]
 • Total 5,498
 • Density 340/km2 (890/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4600
Area code 07242
Vehicle registration WL
Website www.thalheim.ooe.gv.at

Thalheim bei Wels is a town in the Wels-Land district in the Austrian state of Upper Austria.

Geography[edit]

It is situated on the right bank of the river Traun, opposite the city of Wels. About 11.6% of the municipality is forest, 69% is farmland.

Subdivisions[edit]

  • Bergerndorf
  • Edtholz
  • Ottstorf
  • Schauersberg
  • Thalheim bei Wels
  • Unterschauersberg

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1991 4,525 —    
2001 4,971 +9.9%
2013 5,470 +10.0%

Sights[edit]

  • Pilgrimage church Maria Schauersberg, consecrated around 1490.
  • Marienwarte, a 19th-century observation tower, offers a panorama of the surrounding country. On clear days, the Alps can be seen.

Personalities[edit]

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