Bruck an der Mur

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Bruck an der Mur
Kornmesserhaus in Bruck an der Mur
Kornmesserhaus in Bruck an der Mur
Coat o airms o Bruck an der Mur
Coat o airms
KintraAustrick
StateStyrie
DestrictBruck-Mürzzuschlag
Govrenment
 • MayorBernd Rosenberger (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total38.40 km2 (14.83 sq mi)
Elevation
468 m (1,535 ft)
Population
 (1 Januar 2016)[1]
 • Tot12,541
 • Density330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8600
Area code03862
Vehicle registrationBM
Wabsteidwww.bruckmur.at

Bruck an der Mur is a ceety o some 13,500 fowk locatit in the Austrian state o Styrie. It is locatit at the confluence o the Mur an Mürz Rivers. Its manufactures include metal products an paper; Bruck is an important rail junction in the region locatit on the Graz tae Vienna main line.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun wis foondit in 1263 bi Keeng Otakar II o Bohemie. Bruck an der Mur wis an important medieval trade center specializin in iron wirk.

Main sichts[eedit | eedit soorce]

There is a 15t century Gothic kirk in the ceety.

In the center is an aa the famous Kornmesser-hoose, a biggin in Venetian style, built bi Pankraz Kornmess in 15t century. There is an aa the iron well wi its famous lace-like dome.

The castle o Landskron burned doun in the great fire o 1792. Efter that fire juist twa o 166 hooses wur left staundin.

Cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Near Bruck is a recreation aurie cried Weitental. Ivery August a well-kent airtist an cloun-festival cried Murenschalk is held.

Current poleetical issues[eedit | eedit soorce]

In recent months an years, young fowk o Bruck an der Mur hae been kent tae criticize the mayor, Bernd Rosenberger (SPÖ), who unconditionally raised polis presence in the streets. They argue that this policy haes the objective o harmin the nichtlife an harassin young fowk.

Fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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