Braunau am Inn is the oldest and with 16,716 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2016) most populous city in the Upper Austrian Innviertel. It is located about 60 km north of Salzburg and about halfway between 110-120 km east of Munich and west of Linz. As the seat of the district administration of the district of Braunau am Inn, Braunau forms a cross-border center for the German city of Simbach am Inn, located on the opposite bank of the Inn river. The competent Austrian judicial district is the judicial district Braunau am Inn.