Franking is a small village with 960 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2016) in the Upper Austrian Innviertel close to the border to Salzburg and Germany. The competent court is the district court district Mattighofen, until 2004 the church belonged to the judicial district Wildshut. To a modest extent there since the 1950s in summer tourism, today Franking is the tourist center of the region Seelentium.