Information on Tamsweg

This article gives some facts and figures on Tamsweg, 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: Tamsweg

Administrative district: Tamsweg (TA)
Total land surface: 117,36 square kilometres
Coordinates: 47 7' N, 13 48' O47.11666666666713.81022
Coordinates: 47 7' 0? N, 13 48' 0? O
Altitude: 1022 metres
Total population: 5.775
Population density: 49 residents per square kilometre
Postal area code (ZIP): 5580
Area code (phone): 06474
Municipality identification code: 5 05 10
NUTS-region: AT321
Contact details municipial administration:
Gemeindeverwaltung von Tamsweg
Marktplatz 1
5580 Tamsweg
Official municipial website:

Things to Do in Tamsweg

Tamsweg is a rather big village by Lungau standards. It occupies a central location of the district and is therefore a good base for exploring the area. During the summer, hiking, mountain biking and other Alpine sports can be done. During winter, there are shuttle services to some medium-scale skiing areas. Tamsweg is also known for customs and folk culture. It is not very touristy.


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