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Viehhofen (Austria)
Basic data
Country: Austria
State : Salzburg
Political District : Zell am See
License plate : ZE
Surface: 38.62 km²
Coordinates : 47 ° 22 '  N , 12 ° 43'  E Coordinates: 47 ° 22 '0 "  N , 12 ° 43' 0"  E
Height : 856  m above sea level A.
Residents : 607 (January 1, 2020)
Population density : 16 inhabitants per km²
Postal code : 5752
Area code : 06542
Community code : 5 06 25
Address of the
municipal administration:
Viehhofen No. 31
5752 Viehhofen
Mayor : Reinhard Breitfuss ( ÖVP )
Municipal Council : ( 2019 )
(9 members)
A total of 9 seats

Location of Viehhofen in the Zell am See district
Bramberg am Wildkogel Bruck an der Großglocknerstraße Dienten am Hochkönig Fusch an der Großglocknerstraße Hollersbach im Pinzgau Kaprun Krimml Lend Leogang Lofer Maishofen Maria Alm am Steinernen Meer Mittersill Neukirchen am Großvenediger Niedernsill Piesendorf Rauris Saalbach-Hinterglemm Saalfelden am Steinernen Meer Sankt Martin bei Lofer Stuhlfelden Taxenbach Unken Uttendorf Viehhofen Wald im Pinzgau Weißbach bei Lofer Zell am See Salzburg (Bundesland)Location of the municipality of Viehhofen in the Zell am See district (clickable map)
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Source: Municipal data from Statistics Austria


Viehhofen is a tourist municipality with 607 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2020) in the Salzburger Land in the Zell am See district in Austria .


Viehhofen out of the valley

The municipality is located in the Pinzgau in the Salzburger Land in the Glemmtal between Zell am See and Saalbach-Hinterglemm . Due to the numerous unobstructed torrents , Viehhofen has recently been hit by severe mudslides , especially in 1995, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 , which temporarily cut off the place from the outside world. The highest mountain in Viehhofen is the Obere Gernkogel with a height of 2175  m .

Population development

coat of arms

The coat of arms of the community is: "In a gold shield on a red three-mountain a red-armored black boar , with both front legs holding a red ring, which is decorated with a little cross at the bottom."



The community council has a total of 9 members.

  • 1994-2004 Johann Streitberger (SPÖ)
  • since 2004 Reinhard Breitfuss (ÖVP)

Culture and sights

  • Parish church hl. Joseph and cemetery
  • Niederbrandkapelle

Web links

Commons : Viehhofen  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. The highest peaks in the communities caused errors in the Salzburger Nachrichten of August 7, retrieved on August 7, 2013
  2. ^ Johann Streitberger . In: Salzburger Nachrichten : Salzburgwiki .
  3. Reinhard Breitfuss . In: Salzburger Nachrichten : Salzburgwiki .