Neumarkt am Wallersee

Neumarkt am Wallersee

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Neumarkt am Wallersee

Location within Austria

Coordinates: 47°56′43″N 13°13′29″E / 47.94528°N 13.22472°E / 47.94528; 13.22472Coordinates: 47°56′43″N 13°13′29″E / 47.94528°N 13.22472°E / 47.94528; 13.22472
Country Austria
State Salzburg
District Salzburg-Umgebung
  Mayor Emmerich Riesner (ÖVP)
  Total 36 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation 552 m (1,811 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 6,219
  Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5202
Area code 06216
Vehicle registration SL

Neumarkt am Wallersee (Central Bavarian: Neimorkt am Woiersee) is a town in the district of Salzburg-Umgebung in the state of Salzburg in Austria.


The origins of the city are in 1240, with the Archbishop Erberhard II of Salzburg.


Neumarkt am Wallersee has a population of 5,651 inhabitants.


The city council has 25 city councilors:

The city major is Emmerich Karl Riesner (ÖVP)



During the Napoleonic Wars, in December 1800, Neumarkt am Wallersee was the scene of a military action between the Austrian Army, fleeing after its major defeat in the Battle of Hohenlinden, and the pursuing French Army. The Austrians fared badly in this as in other engagements of this campaign.

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