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Location address: Österreich, Salzburg (Stadt), Salzburg
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Salzburg (/ˈsɔːlzˌbɜrɡ/, /ˈsɔːltsˌbɜrɡ/, /ˈsɑːlzˌbɜrɡ/, /ˈsæltsˌbɜrɡ/, /ˈzɑːltsˌbɜrɡ/ or /ˈzæltsˌbɜrɡ/; German pronunciation: [ˈzalt͡sbʊɐ̯k] ( listen); Austro-Bavarian: Såizburg; literally: “Salt Fortress”) is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg.
The story is that the 1st archbishop of Salzburg made use again of the ancient Celtic saltmine of Hallein in the Dürnberg Mountain.
The salt made Salzburg rich & independent. It became only part of Austria in 1816.