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Grein, Austria

Grein

Coat of arms
Grein
Grein
Location within Austria

Coordinates: 48°13′41″N 14°51′02″E / 48.22806°N 14.85056°E / 48.22806; 14.85056Coordinates: 48°13′41″N 14°51′02″E / 48.22806°N 14.85056°E / 48.22806; 14.85056

Country Austria
State Upper Austria
District Perg
Government
 • Mayor Rupert Lehner (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 18.4 km2 (7.1 sq mi)
Elevation 239 m (784 ft)
Population (Error: Invalid time.)[1]
 • Total
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4360
Area code 07268
Vehicle registration PE
Website www.grein.ooe.gv.at
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Grein is a municipality in the district Perg in Upper Austria, Austria. It is right along the Danube River and the cycle track that runs along it.

One attraction in Grein is Greinburg Castle, built between 1488 and 1493. The castle was purchased by Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in 1823 and is presently owned by a family foundation, headed by Andreas, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. The ducal family is living here but the castle is also open for visitors.

Further there is the oldest theatre in all of Austria located in the city.

Links

  • Website of Greinburg Castle

References

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