Traunkirchen

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Traunkirchen
Traunkirchen.JPG
Coat of arms of Traunkirchen
Coat of arms
Traunkirchen is located in Austria
Traunkirchen
Traunkirchen
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°50′45″N 13°47′39″E / 47.84583°N 13.79417°E / 47.84583; 13.79417Coordinates: 47°50′45″N 13°47′39″E / 47.84583°N 13.79417°E / 47.84583; 13.79417
Country Austria
State Upper Austria
District Gmunden
Government
 • Mayor Christoph Schragl (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 18.3 km2 (7.1 sq mi)
Elevation 422 m (1,385 ft)
Population (14 June 2016)[1]
 • Total 1,624
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4801
Area code 07617
Vehicle registration GM
Website www.traunkirchen.at

Traunkirchen is a municipality on the Traunsee in the Austrian state of Upper Austria, Austria.

Tourism[edit]

The lake and the mountains provide opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking, sailing, diving, skiing, swimming, and surfing. The village is known for the Fischerkanzel (Fisherman's Pulpit), located in the parish church, which was carved in 1753.

Fischerkanzel

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1991 1,742 —    
2001 1,745 +0.2%
2004 1,761 +0.9%
2014 1,621 −8.0%
2016 1,623 +0.1%

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