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This airticle is aboot the ceety in Austrick. For the state, see Salzburg (state). For other uses, see Salzburg (disambiguation).

Salzburg (/ˈsɔːlzˌbɜːrɡ/, /ˈsɔːltsˌbɜːrɡ/, /ˈsɑːlzˌbɜːrɡ/, /ˈsæltsˌbɜːrɡ/,[2][3] /ˈzɑːltsˌbɜːrɡ/ or /ˈzæltsˌbɜːrɡ/; German pronunciation: [ˈzalt͡sbʊɐ̯k] ( listen); Bavarie: Såizburg; leeterally: "Salt Fortress") is the fowert-lairgest ceety in Austrick an the caipital o the federal state o Salzburg.

Salzburg viewed frae the Festung Hohensalzburg
Salzburg viewed frae the Festung Hohensalzburg
Kintra Austrick
State Salzburg
Destrict Statutory ceety
 • Mayor Heinz Schaden (SPÖ)
 • Total 65.678 km2 (25.358 sq mi)
Elevation 424 m (1,391 ft)
Population (1 Januar 2016)[1]
 • Tot 150,887
 • Density 2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5020
Area code 0662
Vehicle registration S
Salzburgs old town.
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Offeecial name Historic Centre o the Ceety o Salzburg
Location Q1781206, Salzburg, Archbishopric of Salzburg, Austrick Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 47°48′00″N 13°02′00″E / 47.8°N 13.0333°E / 47.8; 13.0333
Aurie 66, 65.65 km2 (710,400,000, 706,700,000 sq ft)
  • Q1852160 Edit this on Wikidata
Criteria Cultural: ii, iv, vi
Reference 784
Inscription 1996 (20th Session)

Salzburg's "Auld Toun" (Altstadt) haes internaitionally renouned baroque airchitectur an ane o the best-preservit ceety centres north o the Alps. It wis leetit as a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid in 1997. Host tae three varsities an a lairge population o students, Salzburg is notit for its attractive settin an scenic Alpine backdrop.

Salzburg wis the birthplace o 18t-century componer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In the mid‑20t century, the ceety wis the settin for pairts o the muisical play an film The Sound of Music film.

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