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Gallneukirchen, Upper Austria, market town in the district of Urfahr-Umgebung, alt. 337 m, pop. 5,114 (1981: pop. 4,398), area 5.16 km2, situated on the left bank of the Grosse Gusen, in the eastern Muehlviertel region northeast of Linz. - Headquarters of the provincial police, Protestant Diakoniewerk charity (care facilities, sheltered workshops for disabled people, school for social professions, etc.), missionaries of Mariannhill (Riedegg Castle), recreation centre. 1991: 1597 employed persons, half of whom in the service sector (especially social services) and half in the manufacturing sector: manufacture of kitchen furniture, tyre retreading company, metal industry, roofing company, preparation of and trade in blood sera, production of dental instruments; removals company (specialised in transporting art objects). - Parish church, Romanesque-Gothic pier basilica (13th /14th century) with excellent Rococo interior; Hohenstein late-Gothic and Baroque church. Archeological finds from the Gallneukirchen Basin in the "Heimathaus" local history museum.


Heimatverein Gallneukirchen und Umgebung (ed.), Gallneukirchen. Ein Heimatbuch fuer die Gemeinden Gallneukirchen, Engerwitzdorf, Unterweitersdorf und Alberndorf, 1982.