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Melk
Melk Abbey
Melk Abbey
Coat of arms of Melk
Coat of arms
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Melk
Elevation
213 m (699 ft)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
3390
Area code 0 27 52
Vehicle registration ME
Website www.melk.gv.at

Melk is a city in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. It is the capital of the district of the same name. It is best known as the site of a massive baroque Benedictine monastery named Melk Abbey. The city has a long history, it was first mentioned in the 9th century. Part of the city is a UNESCO world heritage site.

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