Schärding - Christophorusbrunnen am Oberen Stadtplatz
Upper Austria

Schärding (Bairisch: Scháréng)

ist eine Stadt mit 4884 Einwohnern (Stand 1. Jänner 2012) in Österreich. Sie liegt am Inn, südlich von Passau, am westlichen Rand des Innviertels, und ist als Bezirkshauptstadt lokales Zentrum für den umliegenden Bezirk.

Geschaffen 1963 von Prof. Hans Wimmer, München. Das große Becken symbolisiert den Wasserreichtum Schärdings, die Schiff­fahrt, den elektrischen Strom der Innkraftwerke und die Kalt- und Warm­wasserkuren, aber auch die Hochwasser­gefahr, der die Stadt immer wieder ausgesetzt war und immer noch ist.

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Uploaded: 20/06/2012
Updated: 10/07/2014


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