Dienten am Hochkönig#
Dienten am Hochkoenig municipality in the province of Salzburg, district of Zell am See, alt. 1,078 m, pop. 862, area 49.74 km2, winter sports resort (146,192 overnight stays) south-west of the Hochkoenig mountain (2,941 m) between Saalfelden and Bischofshofen. - Wood manufacturing, electroplating works. - From the Middle Ages to 1864 iron mining, two-naved Gothic parish church (1505) with high altar (1660), some medieval sculptures; in front of the church a linden tree planted in 1506; former miners' houses.
Literature#F. Portenkirchner, Heimatbuch Dienten am Hochkoenig, 1988.