Information on Werfen

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

Administrative district: St. Johann im Pongau (JO)
Total land surface: 154 square kilometres
Coordinates: 47 29' N, 13 11' O47.47513.188888888889548
Coordinates: 47 28' 30? N, 13 11' 20? O
Altitude: 548 metres
Total population: 3.059
Population density: 20 residents per square kilometre
Postal area code (ZIP): 5450
Area code (phone): 06468
Municipality identification code: 5 04 24
Contact details municipial administration:
Gemeindeverwaltung von Werfen
Markt 24
5450 Werfen
Official municipial website:

Things to Do in Werfen

Werfen is a good day-trip from Salzburg; in turn, it offers good access to the city alongside with various Alpine places for hiking - and even a bit of skiing. The ice caves and the Fortress Hohenwerfen are top-attractions of Salzburg and the village of Werfen itself is also worth a closer look.


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

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