Linz

Linz (/lɪnts/ LINTS,[3] German: [ˈlɪnts] (listen); Czech: Linec) is the capital of Upper Austria and third-largest city in Austria. In the north of the country, it is on the Danube 30 kilometres (19 miles) south of the Czech border. In 2018, the population was 204,846.[4]

Linz
Clockwise from top: general view with the New Cathedral, pedestrian area in the city centre, Landstraße, Altstadt
Linz
Location within Austria
Linz
Linz (Austria)
Coordinates: 48°18′N 14°17′E
Country Austria
State Upper Austria
DistrictStatutory city
Government
  MayorKlaus Luger (SPÖ)
Area
  City95.99 km2 (37.06 sq mi)
Elevation
266 m (873 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
  City204,846
  Density2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
  Metro
271,234
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4010, 402x, 4030, 404x
Area code0732, (also 070 until 12 May 2014)
Vehicle registrationL
Websitewww.linz.at

In 2009, it was a European Capital of Culture.[5]