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Salzburg

ArtStadt (City)
NameSalzburg
WappenWappen at salzburg stadt.png
Image PhotoOld Town Salzburg across the Salzach river.jpg
Imagesize270px
Image CaptionView of Salzburg City Centre
Lat Deg47|lat_min=48|lat_sec=0
Lon Deg13|lon_min=02|lon_sec=0
BundeslandSalzburg
BezirkStatutarstadt
Höhe424
Fläche65.678
Popkey50101
Population 
Population As Of 
PLZ5020
Vorwahl0662
KfzS
Gemeindekennziffer50 101
NUTS323
StraßeMirabellplatz 4
BürgermeisterHeinz Schaden
ParteiSPÖ
Gemeinderatanzahl40
Wahljahr2004
Gemeinderat19 SPÖ, 9 ÖVP, 6 BL, 2 FPÖ, 4 Parteilose

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( ; literally: "Salt Castle") is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital city of the federal state of Salzburg.

Salzburg's "Old Town" (Altstadt) has internationally renowned baroque architecture and one of the best-preserved city centres north of the Alps. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The city is noted for its Alpine setting.

Salzburg was the birthplace of 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In the mid-20th century, the city was the setting for parts of the American musical and film The Sound of Music.

The capital city of the State of Salzburg (Land Salzburg), the city has three universities. It has a large population of students who add liveliness and energy to the area, and the universities provide culture to the community.


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