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Wels (Latin: Ovilava) is a city in the Wels-Land district of Upper Austria, Austria. It is on the Traun River near Linz. About 60,000 people lived there in 2016.

Wels
Wels
Wels
Coat of arms of Wels
Coat of arms
Wels is located in Austria
Wels
Wels
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°09′0″N 14°01′0″E / 48.15000°N 14.01667°E / 48.15000; 14.01667Coordinates: 48°09′0″N 14°01′0″E / 48.15000°N 14.01667°E / 48.15000; 14.01667
CountryAustria
StateUpper Austria
DistrictStatutory city
Government
 • MayorDr. Andreas Rabl (FPÖ)
Area
 • Total45.92 km2 (17.73 sq mi)
Elevation
317 m (1,040 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total61,233
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4600–4606
Area code07242
Vehicle registrationWE
Websitewww.wels.at

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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