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Unterach am Attersee

Unterach am Attersee
Coat of arms of Unterach am Attersee
Coat of arms
Unterach am Attersee is located in Austria
Unterach am Attersee
Unterach am Attersee
Location within Austria
Country Austria
State Upper Austria
District Vöcklabruck
 • Mayor Englbert Gnigler (SPÖ)
 • Total 26.02 km2 (10.05 sq mi)
Elevation 477 m (1,565 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 1,445
 • Density 56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4866
Area codes 0 76 65
Vehicle registration VB

Unterach is a village in the Austria state of Upper Austria on the southern shore of lake Attersee in the centre of the Salzkammergut region.

The name derives from the Austro-Bavarian Untr|aha ~ between|waters based on the geographical location on the shore of lake Mondsee and lake Attersee.


  • Coat of arms 1
  • Gallery 2
  • Politics 3
  • Commerce 4
  • Town communities 5
  • Neighbouring towns 6
  • Lakes 7
  • Personalities 8
  • References 9
  • External links 10

Coat of arms

The arms were granted on 1980-08-25 by the government of Upper Austria based on a resolution of the Town Council of 1979-11-09.



  • Mayor Engelbert Gnigler, SPÖ

The town council consists of 19 members. The chair is taken by the mayor who has been elected directly since 1997. (Exception: E. Gnigler got appointed by the town counil in 2007.) The 1 to 2 vice-chairs are elected by the town council; likewise the allocation of responsibilities is decided by the town council.

The town council, as of the latest election in 2009, is constituted as follows:

  • ÖVP: 10 mandates
  • SPÖ: 9 mandates

Historic election results.


  • Tourism
  • Ebewe - Austrian pharma company and biggest employer in Unterach
  • Hotel Seegasthof Stadler - Hotel and second biggest employer in Unterach

Town communities

Neighbouring towns




  1. ^ Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahres- und Quartalsanfang, 2014-01-01.
  • Alfred Mück, Franz Pölzleithner: Unterach am Attersee Chronik - Eigenverlag Gemeinde Unterach 1990
  • Knoll, Mayr, Prix: Die elektrische Bahn Unterach-See - Verlag Johannes Heyn 1995, ISBN 3-85366-791-0
  • Erich Weidinger: Sagen & Märchen vom Attersee - SECESSION LXXXXVIII 1989
  • Gustav Klimt: Notizbuch Unterach am Attersee - Verlag Brandstätter 2001, ISBN 3-85447-980-8
  • Thomas Bernhard: Die Mütze - 1966 (location), in Die Erzählungen - Suhrkamp 1979, ISBN 3-518-02142-7

External links

  • Tourist board
  • Unterach am Attersee at DMOZ
  • Webcam
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