|coat of arms||map|
|Land of the Federal Republic:||Upper Austria|
|political district:||Gmunden (GM)|
|surface:||16.78 km ²|
|inhabitants:||2.498 (1. January 2004)|
|Height:||523 m and. NN|
|postal zip code:||4816|
|preselection:||0 76 12|
|geographical situation:|| |
Coordinates: 47° 37 ′ N, 13° 37 ′ O 47° 37 ′ N, 13° 37 ′ O
|municipality code number:||4 07 08|
|municipal office:|| Main street 2|
|mayor:||Franz Wampl (ÖVP)|
|local council:|| 25 members: 15 ÖVP, |
9 SPÖ, 1 FPÖ
Table of contents
the hilly landscape offers a wonderful view of the trusting stone (mountain) and the hell mountains. The place is on 523 m height. The expansion amounts to from north to south 6 km, from west to east 6.1 km. The total area amounts to 16.7 km ². 18.0% of the surface are wooded, 70.7% of the surface are agriculturally used.
the municipality is divided into three Katastralgemeinden
- MOO shame
- upper village
the name of the municipality Gschwandt descends from the high Middle Ages of the word swenten , as much as shrinks makes meant - to win a kind of the Rodung around settlement area -.
the number of inhabitants of the municipality Gschwandt rose starting from the census 1939 to 1991 constantly. Between 1991 and 2001 however the positive inhabitant development and the Bevölkerkungszahl stagnated remained constant.
the local council consist of 25 members and consist since the local council choice 2003 of mandates of the following parties:
coat of arms
the coat of arms consists of a broken, achtspeichigen wheel before golden background, which is equipped with iron points/teeth outside. The wheel is partly covered by a green, angehackten diagonal bar. The broken arranging wheel with the iron points/teeth is the characteristic the holy Katharina, the Kirchenpatronin of Gschwandt. The angehackte diagonal bar refers to the emergence of the place by Rodung.
culture and objects of interest
- parish church
- the lategothical parish church became in the second half 15. Century built and it is received beside board pictures more differently holy one still another lategothical sculpture of the holy Sebastians.
- Lock Höselberg
Web on the left of
old cathedral | Bath Goisern | Bath Ischl | Even lake | Gmunden | Gosau | Grünau in the Almtal | Gschwandt | Resounding place | Kirchham | Laakirchen | Obertraun | Ohlsdorf | Pin village | Roitham | Sank Konrad | Sank Wolfgang in the salt chamber property | Crowd stone | Trusting churches | Vorchdorf