Bruck an der Mur

Bruck an der Mur is a ceety o some 13,500 fowk locatit in the Austrian state o Styrie. It is locatit at the confluence o the Mur an Mürz Rivers. Its manufactures include metal products an paper; Bruck is an important rail junction in the region locatit on the Graz tae Vienna main line.

Bruck an der Mur
Kornmesserhaus in Bruck an der Mur
Kornmesserhaus in Bruck an der Mur
Coat of airms o Bruck an der Mur
Coat airms
Bruck an der Mur is located in Austrick
Bruck an der Mur
Bruck an der Mur
Location within Austricl
Coordinates: 47°25′00″N 15°16′00″E / 47.41667°N 15.26667°E / 47.41667; 15.26667Coordinates: 47°25′00″N 15°16′00″E / 47.41667°N 15.26667°E / 47.41667; 15.26667
KintraAustrick
StateStyrie
DestrictBruck-Mürzzuschlag
Govrenment
 • MayorBernd Rosenberger (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total85.43 km2 (32.98 sq mi)
Elevation
468 m (1,535 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total15,885
 • Density190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8600
Aurie code03862
Vehicle registrationBM
Websitewww.bruckmur.at

HistoryEedit

The toun wis foondit in 1263 bi King Otakar II o Bohemie. Bruck an der Mur wis an important medieval trade center specializin in iron wirk.

Main sichtsEedit

There is a 15t century Gothic kirk in the ceety.

In the center is an aa the famous Kornmesser-hoose, a biggin in Venetian style, built bi Pankraz Kornmess in 15t century. There is an aa the iron well wi its famous lace-like dome.

The castle o Landskron burned doun in the great fire o 1792. Efter that fire juist twa o 166 hooses wur left staundin.

CulturEedit

Near Bruck is a recreation aurie cried Weitental. Ivery August a well-kent airtist an cloun-festival cried Murenschalk is held.

Current poleetical issuesEedit

In recent months an years, young fowk o Bruck an der Mur hae been kent tae criticize the mayor, Bernd Rosenberger (SPÖ), who unconditionally raised polis presence in the streets. They argue that this policy haes the objective o harmin the nichtlife an harassin young fowk.

FowkEedit

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Retrieved 10 Mairch 2019.
  2. "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Retrieved 9 Mairch 2019.

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