This town has only one tram line which has held a world record for years. Let’s find out where it is and for what other reason it is famous.
The SMALLEST CITY IN THE WORLD to have a TRAM line
# The single line, 2.3km long, was the shortest in the world for years
It is located on the shores of Lake Traunsee in Austria, at about 400 meters above sea level, the smallest town in the world to have an urban tram line. It is called Gmunden and has 13,199 inhabitants. The only existing tram line, inaugurated on August 13, 1894, is managed by Stern & Hafferl and runs only 2.3 km long for 8 stops and for years was the shortest urban tram line in the world. There are another 5 new stops under construction along the route.
# The city of ceramics since 1492
This Austrian town is known throughout the world for another reason, for its handcrafted ceramic production since 1492, and in particular for its “green flamed” decoration.
In the Gmundner Keramik Manufaktur 5,000 pieces are produced every day, including plates, cups, vases, characterized by light designs on a white background in the typical colors green or red, gray, yellow, blue and multicolored “Geflammt”.