Scheffau am Tennengebirge

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Scheffau am Tennengebirge
Scheffau am Tennengebirge - vom Mehlstein gesehen.jpg
Coat of arms of Scheffau am Tennengebirge
Coat of arms
Scheffau am Tennengebirge is located in Austria
Scheffau am Tennengebirge
Scheffau am Tennengebirge
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°35′30″N 13°12′40″E / 47.59167°N 13.21111°E / 47.59167; 13.21111Coordinates: 47°35′30″N 13°12′40″E / 47.59167°N 13.21111°E / 47.59167; 13.21111
Country Austria
State Salzburg
District Hallein
Government
 • Mayor Friedrich Stubreiter (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 69.67 km2 (26.90 sq mi)
Elevation 487 m (1,598 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 1,372
 • Density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5440
Area code 06244
Vehicle registration HA
Website www.scheffau.salzburg.at

Scheffau am Tennengebirge is a municipality in the Hallein district of Salzburg, Austria.

Geography[edit]

The municipality of Scheffau am Tennengebirge lies in the southern Tennengau of the Salzburger Land. The River Lammer flows through its territory. Its subordinate parishes are: Unterscheffau, Oberscheffau, Voregg, Wallingwinkl, Weitenau. Its Katastralgemeinden are Scheffau, Voregg und Weitenau.

The villages lies at the foot of the Tennengebirge mountain range that rises to a height of 2,300 m (7,500 ft) and, to the south, forms the boundary with Pongau. To the north the municipality includes part of the Ostern Group which is up to 1,600 m (5,200 ft) high. The centre of the municipality is in the Lammer valley in Unterscheffau and Oberscheffau.

References[edit]

Scheffau am Tennengebirge, seen from the Mehlstein