Frankenmarkt, Upper Austria, market town in the district of Voecklabruck, alt. 536 m, pop. 3,233, area 18.48 km2, home of small and medium-sized businesses and industry on the River Voeckla south of the Kobernausserwald hills. - District court, youth welfare branch office of the District Commission, recreational centre, provincial forestry garden; 70 % of employment (1991) is in the production sector: automobile electronics plant, shoe manufacture, carbonated beverages, kitchen interiors, light-weight building board, screening technology (for the paper industry) and telecommunications, sawmill, metal works (fittings, specialised machinery for the packaging industry). - Late Gothic parish church redesigned in Baroque style (16th /17th century) with rich Rococo stucco and frescoes dating from the end of the 16th century.
Literature#J. Aschauer, F., Ortsgeschichte zum 700jaehrigen Marktjubilaeum 1236-1936, 1936; A. Wilhelm, Frankenmarkt. Geschichte des Marktes, 1972.