Information on Bischofshofen

This article gives some facts and figures on Bischofshofen, a municipality in the State of Salzburg, Austria. The first section contains some basic information on population, location and website. In our main article on the community, you will learn more about history, sightseeing attractions and things to do. For a short overview on why you might want to go there as a tourist, the second part of this article highlights the main things to do and see - in a way, the "main selling points" of the place and its wider area.

Facts & Figures: Bischofshofen

Administrative district: St. Johann im Pongau (JO)
Total land surface: 49,62 square kilometres
Coordinates: 47 25' N, 13 13' O47.41722222222213.219444444444544
Coordinates: 47 25' 2? N, 13 13' 10? O
Altitude: 544 metres
Total population: 10.249
Population density: 207 residents per square kilometre
Postal area code (ZIP): 5500
Area code (phone): 06462
Municipality identification code: 5 04 04
Contact details municipial administration:
Gemeindeverwaltung von Bischofshofen
Rathausplatz 1
5500 Bischofshofen
Official municipial website:

Things to Do in Bischofshofen

Bischofshofen is not among the top-tourist destinations in Salzburg, but well-connected to the Pongau skiing regions. The summer season comes with hiking opportunities. Cycling and mountainbiking are also popular.


Overview on all Municipalities of Salzburg Province
Official Website of Salzburg Province tourist information service

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