Location within Austria

Coordinates: 48°01′00″N 13°01′00″E / 48.01667°N 13.01667°E / 48.01667; 13.01667Coordinates: 48°01′00″N 13°01′00″E / 48.01667°N 13.01667°E / 48.01667; 13.01667
Country Austria
State Salzburg
District Salzburg-Umgebung
  Mayor Adolf Hinterhauser (ÖVP)
  Total 14.5 km2 (5.6 sq mi)
Elevation 471 m (1,545 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 1,529
  Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5152
Area code 06274
Vehicle registration SL

Dorfbeuern is a municipality in the district of Salzburg-Umgebung in the state of Salzburg in Austria.


Michaelbeuern Abbey

Dorfbeuern is situated in the district Salzburg-Umgebung, 30 km north of Salzburg on the boundary with Upper Austria.

The municipality consist of Dorfbeuern, Michaelbeuern and Vorau and some small hamlets.


The economic and cultural center of Dorfbeuern is Michaelbeuern Abbey, a Benedictine Abbey founded in the 8th century. The Abbey runs a school for pupils from 10 to 14 years (Hauptschule) following a tradition going back to the 13th century, when a school in the abbey was first mentioned.


The local council consists of 13 members, 10 from the conservative ÖVP and 3 from the SPÖ(Labour). Mayor of Dorfbeuern is Adolf Hinterhauser (ÖVP).


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