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Salzburg (pronounced [ˈzaltsbʊʁk]; Austro-Bavarie: Såizburg; literally: "Salt Castle") is a state or Land o Austrick wi an aurie o 7,156 km2, locatit adjacent tae the German border. It is kent as Salzburgerland an aw, tae distinguish it frae its caipital ceety, namit Salzburg. Wi 529,085 indwallers it is ane o the kintra's smawer states in terms o population.

State o Austrick
Banner o Salzburg
Coat o airms o Salzburg
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Location of Salzburg
Kintra  Austrick
Caipital Salzburg
 • Govrenor Gabi Burgstaller (SPÖ)
 • Total 7,156.03 km2 (2,762.96 sq mi)
 • Tot 531,800
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code AT-5
NUTS Region AT3
Votes in Bundesrat 4 (o 62)
Destricts o Salzburg.

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teepical salzburgean Landscape near St. Koloman


The Salzburger Land (the Austrian state o Salzburg) — wi its primary river, the Salzach — lees atween Upper Austrick, Styrie, Carinthie, Tyrol, Sooth Tyrol (Italy) an Bavarie (Germany).

Runnin throu the sooth are the main ranges o the Central Alps (incl. the Hohe Tauern muntains) wi numerous 3,000m peaks. The Dachstein Massif an the Berchtesgaden Alps border the Salzburger Land tae the east an north.

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