Wels is an old Austrian city in the north-west of the country, the second largest city in the federal state of Upper Austria after Linz. Population - 56 478 people according to the 2001 census.
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Geography and transport
The city is located on the banks of the Traun River (a tributary of the Danube), 30 kilometers southwest of Linz at an altitude of 317 meters above sea level. The city stretches for 9.5 kilometers from north to south; from west to east - 9.6 kilometers.
The Vienna - Salzburg railway passes through Wels. In addition, railways and roads lead north towards the German border and the city of Passau.