|Land of the Federal Republic:||Steiermark (Austria)|
|political district:||Liezen (left)|
|geographical situation:|| |
Coordinates: 47° 8 ′ N, 14° 7 ′ O 47° 8 ′ N, 14° 7 ′ O
|height:||674 m and. NN|
|inhabitant:||5489 (census 2001)|
|postal zip code:||8786|
|municipality code number:||6 12 38|
The city is among other things for their historical historic town centre, the general hospital (LKH gang man - ), the main company headquarters of AHT (Austria building services corporation - ) and formerly JoWooD Productions, the modern university University of (), as well as its honour citizen Friedrich Karl repair (FKF) well-known, who took gang men in the quarter Strechen/Strechau its main domicile. Further characteristics place on a monumental the rock throne-end castle Strechau in the west of the city, which lock Grünbühel/Amfort in the north of the city as well as „the lock “in the old part of town, into which the Caritas institute for social occupations is accommodated.
around 927 was already mentioned for the first time documentary gang man in an exchange document, finally between the archbishop by Salzburg and his choir bishop Cotabert. Original gang man was approximately 2 km of far east in the today's local part pc. Georgen. Due to the geological conditions (strong Versumpfung) a further expansion of the settlement there there was not possible, the today's place by a German Städtebauer on the debris slopes of the house mountain lain in the south of the city „for stone at the Mandl “was planned. The protection of the commercial transaction people, which drove on the strongly frequented salt and trade route - in former times Roman road -, 12 became at the latest at the beginning. Century delighted and with walls and ditches surround the castle gang man. From this today's gang man with a broad market route (market place) developed, from rechwinkelig narrow lanes branches over the years.
Around 1266 the city parish church becomes pc. Nikolaus for the first time mentions. To 25. October 1279 was king Rudolf of having castle for the first time in gang man and might with its attendance the city collection have accomplished, after in the subsequent years gang man in different documents was called again and again city. 1296 are noted the oldest denomination city judge.
Around gang man the today's local parts singing village and Strechau become round around 1080, shrub village around 1135, bear village around 1150, Grünbühel around 1190, Villamnnsdorf in the year 1296 and Goldbühel in 15. Century mentioned.
16. Century was coined/shaped by the propagation of the Luthertums and the arguments resulting from it and unrests. The barons Hoffmann showed themselves as relevant promoters of the new faith and controlled soon the entire Paltental and areas beyond that. In the course of the following Gegenreformation we over instruction of the national prince to 15. November 1599 reform commission sent to gang man - later the only before 20 years built Evangelist Salvatorkirche was put two days in debris and ash. By the drift lutherisch more gesinnter gang man counted more in the year 1612 only 116 citizens, whereby one called those inhabitants in this time only citizens, who could prove a house possession within the Stadtmauern. After the twice occupation of the city by French troops, which led to hunger emergencies and catastrophic conditions, occurred by the assumption of the Eisenverarbeitung by Josef Pesendorfer in the year 1815 an improvement. 1827 it acquired also the rule gang man.
Since 1849 there, after gang man had his own jurisdiction by centuries, is the district court.
1850 took place the incorporation from pc. Georgen, Strechau/Strechen, 1943 those of the local parts Villmannsdorf and shrub village.
At the 1. January 1974 was combined the municipality Palten with the local parts bear village, Edlach and singing village, with the municipality gang man.
Aigen in the Ennstal |
Old person market with sank Gallen |
Thunder brook |
Thunder brook forest |
Gaishorn at the lake |
Gams with Hieflau |
Resound with Admont |
John brook |
Landl | Read-leave | Liezen | Oppenberg | Palfau | Pürgg Trautenfels | Gang man | Sank Gallen | Selzthal | Stainach | Tauplitz | Treglwang | Impulses | White brook to the Enns |
White brook with Liezen | Little in the Gesäuse | Game alps | Wörschach