is in the upper Salzach, the Oberpinzgau, and with its 165 km ² is the fourth largest town in the Pinzgau. It is surrounded by the Hohe Tauern and the Kitzbühel Alps, the one on the other side of the valley. The municipality borders the province of Tyrol.
Neukirchen was until 2002 part of the district of Mittersill and belongs since 2003 to the court of the district of Zell am See.
Although the name reportedly else, the market town of Neukirchen lies at the foot of the wild Kogels the Kitzbühel Alps. The Great Venice is 3662 meters above sea level the highest mountain in Salzburg, and forms the southern end of the municipal area with extensive Untersulzbachtal and Obersulzbachtal, two of the Tauern valleys.
The place is on the left - northern, sunny side - the banks of the Salzach. Tributaries of the River Salzach are from the north and Trattenbach Dürnbach from the south Obersulzbach and Untersulzbach.