What you need to know
Steyr is a statutory city, located in the Austrian federal state of Upper Austria. It is the administrative capital, though not part of Steyr-Land District. Steyr is Austria’s 12th most populated town and the 3rd largest town in Upper Austria. The city has a long history as a manufacturing center and has given its name to several manufacturers headquartered there, such as the former Steyr-Daimler-Puch conglomerate and its successor Steyr Motors.
Area: 26,56 km²
Population: Estimate 38,331
The most heavily represented sector is the manufacturing automotive parts.
The hospital Steyr is a center of gravity hospital. The Steyr School of General Health and Nursing offers a degree in nursing science and a training for a certified nurse. The oldest part is the 1916 castle-like old building. Since 1935, the hospital has been continuously expanded.
Outside view of the biomass heating plant Steyr
Steyr has a district heating system which supplies the bulk of the buildings and industry with renewable energy. The thermal energy comes from the biomass heating plant Steyr.