Lambach

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Lambach
Coat of arms of Lambach
Coat of arms
Lambach is located in Austria
Lambach
Lambach
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°05′40″N 13°52′39″E / 48.09444°N 13.87750°E / 48.09444; 13.87750Coordinates: 48°05′40″N 13°52′39″E / 48.09444°N 13.87750°E / 48.09444; 13.87750
CountryAustria
StateUpper Austria
DistrictWels-Land
Government
 • MayorChristine Oberndorfer (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total4 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation367 m (1,204 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total3,334
 • Density830/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code4650
Area code07245
Vehicle registrationWL
Websitewww.lambach.ooe.gv.at
 
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Lambach
Coat of arms of Lambach
Coat of arms
Lambach is located in Austria
Lambach
Lambach
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°05′40″N 13°52′39″E / 48.09444°N 13.87750°E / 48.09444; 13.87750Coordinates: 48°05′40″N 13°52′39″E / 48.09444°N 13.87750°E / 48.09444; 13.87750
CountryAustria
StateUpper Austria
DistrictWels-Land
Government
 • MayorChristine Oberndorfer (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total4 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation367 m (1,204 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total3,334
 • Density830/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code4650
Area code07245
Vehicle registrationWL
Websitewww.lambach.ooe.gv.at

Lambach is a market town in the Wels-Land district of the Austrian state of Upper Austria on the Ager and Traun Rivers. A major stop on the salt trade, it is the site of the Lambach Abbey, built around 1056.

History[edit]

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.  ±%  
19913,432—    
20013,242−5.5%

Personalities[edit]

Anton Edler von Gapp, the noted Austrian jurist, was born in Lambach.

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.

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