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
 • Mayor Friedrich Stubreiter (ÖVP)
 • 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

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


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.


Scheffau am Tennengebirge, seen from the Mehlstein