The district Gmunden is a District of the province of Upper Austria. It is located in the Traunviertel and is the southernmost and largest district in the state. It is bordered to the north by the districts Vöcklabruck and Wels-Land, on the east by the district of Kirchdorf an der Krems, St. on the south by the Styrian district Liezen and on the west by the three Salzburg districts Johann im Pongau, Hallein and Salzburg. With a forest coverage of the district of Gmunden is the most wooded district of Upper Austria. of the area is agricultural land and account for water.