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|• Total||25.7 km2 (9.9 sq mi)|
|Elevation||213 m (699 ft)|
|• Density||215.1/km2 (557.2/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Area code||0 27 52|
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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