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The Bezirk Zell am See is an administrative district (Bezirk
Bezirk
Bezirk means "district" in German and can refer to:* The primary Subdivisions of East Germany from 1952* The districts of Austria* Some of the Districts of Switzerland...

) in the federal state of Salzburg
Salzburg (state)
Salzburg is a state or Land of Austria with an area of 7,156 km2, located adjacent to the German border. It is also known as Salzburgerland, to distinguish it from its capital city, also named Salzburg...

, Austria
Austria
Austria , officially the Republic of Austria , is a landlocked country of roughly 8.4 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the...

, and congruent with the Pinzgau region.

Area of the district is 2,640.85 km², with a population of 84,124 (May 15, 2001), and population density 32 persons per km². Administrative center of the district is Zell am See
Zell am See
Zell am See is the capital city of the Zell am See district in the Austrian state of Salzburg. The city has about 10,000 inhabitants.Zell am See is a tourist destination and a transportation hub for the region...

.

Administrative divisions


The district is divided into 28 municipalities
Municipality
A municipality is essentially an urban administrative division having corporate status and usually powers of self-government. It can also be used to mean the governing body of a municipality. A municipality is a general-purpose administrative subdivision, as opposed to a special-purpose district...

, three of them are town
Town
A town is a human settlement larger than a village but smaller than a city. The size a settlement must be in order to be called a "town" varies considerably in different parts of the world, so that, for example, many American "small towns" seem to British people to be no more than villages, while...

s, and four of them are market town
Market town
Market town or market right is a legal term, originating in the medieval period, for a European settlement that has the right to host markets, distinguishing it from a village and city...

s.

Towns

  1. Saalfelden
    Saalfelden
    Saalfelden is a town in the Austrian state of Salzburg and is the administrative centre of the Pinzgauer Saalachtal...

     am Steinernen Meer (15,093)
  2. Zell am See
    Zell am See
    Zell am See is the capital city of the Zell am See district in the Austrian state of Salzburg. The city has about 10,000 inhabitants.Zell am See is a tourist destination and a transportation hub for the region...

     (9,638)
  3. Mittersill
    Mittersill
    Mittersill is a city in the federal state of Salzburg, Austria, in the Pinzgau region of the Alps. It is located on the Salzach River. It had a population of 5,464 in 2005.- Geography :...

     (5,930)

Market towns

  1. Lofer
    Lofer
    Lofer is a market town in the Pinzgau region of Salzburg in Austria. It also hosts a lovely ski resort, with 48km of pisted runs.-Overview:...

     (1,943)
  2. Neukirchen am Großvenediger
    Neukirchen am Großvenediger
    Neukirchen am Großvenediger is a market town in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria. Neukirchen is at an altitude of 856 meters and its population is 2,616.-Externan links:...

     (2,616)
  3. Rauris
    Rauris
    Rauris is a municipality in Salzburg in the area of Pinzgau in Austria. There are about 3,150 inhabitants living in Rauris.- Geography :...

     (3,107)
  4. Taxenbach
    Taxenbach
    Taxenbach is a market town in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria. The population is 2918....

     (2,918)

Municipalities

  1. Bramberg am Wildkogel
    Bramberg am Wildkogel
    Bramberg am Wildkogel is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg, Austria. The town lies at the south foot of the high Wildkogel mountain. The town's average elevation is .-History:...

     (3,895)
  2. Bruck an der Großglocknerstraße
    Bruck an der Großglocknerstraße
    Bruck an der Großglocknerstraße is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria. The population is 4438....

     (4,430)
  3. Dienten am Hochkönig
    Dienten am Hochkönig
    Dienten am Hochkönig is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria. The population is 800.Dienten is also part of the High King Mountain Ski Area....

     (800)
  4. Fusch an der Großglocknerstraße
    Fusch an der Großglocknerstraße
    Fusch an der Großglocknerstraße is a municipality, at the foot of Grossglockner mountain, in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria. The Fusch valley lies north of the main chain of the Alps. The population is 697...

     (754)
  5. Hollersbach im Pinzgau
    Hollersbach im Pinzgau
    Hollersbach im Pinzgau is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria. The population is 1159.-Overview:...

     (1,159)
  6. Kaprun
    Kaprun
    Kaprun is a small alpine village in the district of Zell am See in the state of Salzburg, Austria. At the foot of the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier, it is a year round sports centre, with a population of 2,903 ....

     (2,903)
  7. Krimml (886)
  8. Lend
    Lend, Austria
    Lend is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria. The population is 1604....

     (1,604)
  9. Leogang
    Leogang
    Leogang is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria. It is a famous winter sports and Summer mountain biking resort....

     (3,035)
  10. Maishofen
    Maishofen
    Maishofen is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria. The population is 3026....

     (3,026)
  11. Maria Alm
    Maria Alm
    Maria Alm am Steinernen Meer is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria, located about east of Saalfelden...

     (2,143)
  12. Niedernsill
    Niedernsill
    Niedernsill is a town located in the Zell am See district in the state of Salzburg in Austria. Situated 769 m above sea level, it is best known for its winter sports of skiing and its summer activities of hiking.-External links:**...

     (2,413)
  13. Piesendorf
    Piesendorf
    Piesendorf is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria....

     (3,481)
  14. Saalbach-Hinterglemm
    Saalbach-Hinterglemm
    Saalbach-Hinterglemm is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the Austrian state of Salzburg. It is well-known for its skiing and other winter sports...

     (3,020)
  15. Sankt Martin bei Lofer
    Sankt Martin bei Lofer
    Sankt Martin bei Lofer is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria. The population is 1151.- External links :*...

     (1,151)
  16. Stuhlfelden
    Stuhlfelden
    Stuhlfelden is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria. The population is 1539....

     (1,539)
  17. Unken
    Unken
    Unken is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria. The population is 1956.- External links :*...

     (1,956)
  18. Uttendorf
    Uttendorf
    Uttendorf is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria. The population is 2813....

     (2,813)
  19. Viehhofen
    Viehhofen
    Viehhofen is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria. The population is 635....

     (635)
  20. Wald im Pinzgau
    Wald im Pinzgau
    Wald im Pinzgau is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria. The population is 1176.-Municipal divisions:...

     (1,176)
  21. Weißbach bei Lofer
    Weißbach bei Lofer
    Weißbach bei Lofer is a municipality in the district of Zell am See , in the state of Salzburg in Austria. The population is 406.- External links :*...

     (406)


(population numbers May 15, 2001)

Tourist attractions

  • Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse
  • Krimmler Falls
  • Pinzgauer Lokalbahn
    Pinzgauer Lokalbahn
    The Pinzgauer Lokalbahn is a narrow-gauge railway in Salzburg in Austria. The 53 kilometer railway follows the Salzach valley from Zell am See and Krimml through the Pinzgau mountains. The section between Mittersill and Krimml was damaged by flooding in 2005 and reopened in September...


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