Taiskirchen im Innkreis

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Taiskirchen im Innkreis
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Coat of arms of Taiskirchen im Innkreis
Coat of arms
Taiskirchen im Innkreis is located in Austria
Taiskirchen im Innkreis
Taiskirchen im Innkreis
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°15′49″N 13°34′25″E / 48.26361°N 13.57361°E / 48.26361; 13.57361Coordinates: 48°15′49″N 13°34′25″E / 48.26361°N 13.57361°E / 48.26361; 13.57361
Country Austria
State Upper Austria
District Ried im Innkreis
Government
 • Mayor Johann Weirathmüller (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 34.53 km2 (13.33 sq mi)
Elevation 475 m (1,558 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 2,433
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4753
Area codes 07764, 07765, 07750
Vehicle registration RI
Website www.taiskirchen.at

Taiskirchen im Innkreis (Austro-Bavarian: Tåskira / German: Taiskirchen im Innkreis) is a municipality in the district of Ried im Innkreis in the Austrian state of Upper Austria.

Parts of the municipality are Aichet, Altmannsdorf, Arling, Baumgarten, Brandstätten, Breitenried, Bruckleiten, Edtleiten, Ellerbach, Flohleiten, Gansing, Gotthalmsedt, Günzing, Helfingsdorf, Hohenerlach, Jebing, Jedretsberg, Kainzing, Kleingaisbach, Kühdobl, Lacken, Lindet, Petersham, Schatzdorf, Sittling, Taiskirchen im Innkreis, Tiefenbach, Unterbreitenried, Wiesenberg, Wietraun, Wohleiten, Wolfsedt, and Zahra.

History[edit]

Until 1780 the village was Bavarian. Since the Treaty of Teschen, it has belonged to Austria. In the Napoleonic Wars it was briefly Bavarian again, but since 1814 it has belonged to Upper Austria.

Since 1990 Taiskirchen has been a market town.

Culture and music[edit]

The local brass band was founded in 1849 by Joseph Gramberger with 14 musicians. Now 60 people are members of the band.

There are two choirs and a theater group.

Politics[edit]

Johann Weirathmüller of the Austrian People's Party is mayor.

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