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Hallstatt

(häl`shtät), village, Upper Austria prov., W central Austria, in the SalzkammergutSalzkammergut
, resort area in Upper Austria, Styria, and Salzburg provs., W Austria. Known since antiquity for its salt mines, the region was banned to visitors until the early 19th cent.
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, on the Lake of Hallstatt. A tourist center, it is one of the oldest settlements in Austria. The term Hallstatt now refers to late Bronze and early Iron Age culture in central and western Europe. During excavations in the latter half of the 19th cent., more than 2,000 graves were discovered in an ancient cemetery near Hallstatt. Most of the graves dated to two time periods, an earlier (c.1100/1000 to c.800/700 B.C.) and a later (c.800/700 to 450 B.C.). Near the cemetery, preserved in a prehistoric salt mine, the bodies of miners have been discovered, as well as their implements and clothing.
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In this respect they resemble some of the ware from Hallstatt C and D in Poland.
The Huizhou version of Hallstatt, or "Halltstatt 2", mainly serves as a tourist attraction and was not built with the intention of housing residents, somewhat akin to the replicas of scenic citiies found in Las Vegas.
The Chinese Hallstatt features a church spire, a town square ringed by pastel-coloured buildings identical to the Austrian original.
London, Jan 30 ( ANI ): A Chinese developer has recreated Hallstatt, the UNESCO-listed Austrian resort, as a luxury destination for wealthy people in the country.
Researchers at the Universities of Manchester and Barcelona examined 390 skulls from the Austrian town of Hallstatt and found evidence that the human skull is highly integrated, meaning variation in one part of the skull is linked to changes throughout the skull.
Top-tier rivals Everton were the last to use the state-of-the-art facilities located between Lake Hallstatt and the Dachstein mountains near Salzburg, and Rodgers said: "It's a fantastic training camp.
Hallstatt, located beside the deep still waters of an Alpine lake, has been listed by Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation) as a World Heritage site and is regarded for its beauty.
Getting There: Buses run regularly from Prague (180 kilometers) and from Vienna, Salzburg, Linz and Hallstatt in Austria.
The standard model is that Celtic languages grew out of the Hallstatt and La Tene cultures in central Europe, but over the past decades, evidence on the ground has become harder and harder to fit into it.
The Hallstatt Lecture will be given by local academic Professor David Austin on the Cistercians of Strata Florida and their role in making Welsh identity.
Buaben admits the rest of the United squad have now seen the funny side of his brush with the law, despite him trying to put on his serious face when he arrived at the base in Hallstatt, Austria.
Sitting at one end of Lake Hallstatt and surrounded by mountains, it provides a picture postcard setting.