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Lambach
Coat of arms Location
Coat of arms of Lambach
Lambach is located in Austria
Administration
Country  Austria
State Upper Austria
District Wels-Land
Mayor Christine Oberndorfer (ÖVP)
Basic statistics
Area 4 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Elevation 367 m  (1204 ft)
Population 3,368  (31 December 2005)
 - Density 842 /km² (2,181 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate WL
Postal code 4650
Area code 07245
Website www.lambach.ooe.gv.at

Coordinates: 48°05′40″N 13°52′39″E / 48.09444°N 13.8775°E / 48.09444; 13.8775

Lambach is a market town in the Wels-Land district of Upper Austria, Austria, on the Ager and Traun Rivers. It has a population of 3,242 as of 2001. A major stop on the salt trade, it is the site of the Lambach Abbey, built around 1056.

History

The famous abbey of Lambach was founded in 1056 by bishop Adalbero of Würzburg.

Notable inhabitants

Lambach was the home of Dr. Ignaz Harrer who, from 1872 to 1875, was the mayor of Salzburg.

Adolf Hitler lived here from 1897-1898. He attended 3rd grade in the local primary school.


Simple English

Lambach
Coat of arms Location

Administration
Country
State Upper Austria
District Wels-Land
Mayor Christine Oberndorfer (ÖVP)
Basic statistics
Area 4 km² (1.5 sq mi)
Elevation 367 m  (1204 ft)
Population 3,368  (31/12/2005)
 - Density 842 /km² (2,181 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate WL
Postal code 4650
Area code 07245
Website www.lambach.ooe.gv.at

Coordinates: 48°05′40″N 13°52′39″E / 48.09444°N 13.8775°E / 48.09444; 13.8775

Lambach is a market town in the Wels-Land district of Upper Austria, Austria. It is located on the Ager and Traun Rivers. It has a population of about 3,242 as of 2001. A major stop on the salt trade, it is the site of the Lambach Abbey, built around 1056.

Between 1897 and 1898 lived Adolf Hitler there and attented the school.


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