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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.

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Kintra Austrick
CaipitalSalzburg
Govrenment
 • GovrenorGabi Burgstaller (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total7,156.03 km2 (2,762.96 sq mi)
Population
 • Tot531,800
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeAT-5
NUTS RegionAT3
Votes in Bundesrat4 (o 62)
Wabsteidwww.salzburg.gv.at
Destricts o Salzburg.

GeographyEedit

 
teepical salzburgean Landscape near St. Koloman

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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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