Maria Enzersdorf

Maria Enzersdorf (Central Bavarian: Maria Enzasduaf) is a town in the district of Mödling in the Austrian state of Lower Austria.

Maria Enzersdorf
Maria Enzasduaf
Maria Enzersdorf - Klosterkirche (2).JPG
Coat of arms of Maria Enzersdorf
Maria Enzersdorf is located in Austria
Maria Enzersdorf
Maria Enzersdorf
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°6′N 16°17′E / 48.100°N 16.283°E / 48.100; 16.283Coordinates: 48°6′N 16°17′E / 48.100°N 16.283°E / 48.100; 16.283
CountryAustria
StateLower Austria
DistrictMödling
Government
 • MayorDI Johann Zeiner
Area
 • Total5.27 km2 (2.03 sq mi)
Elevation
225 m (738 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total8,829
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
2344, 2346
Area code02236
Websitewww.mariaenzersdorf.gv.at

There are several castles and ruins in the forests surrounding Maria Enzersdorf, including Liechtenstein Castle and the Schwarzer Turm (Black Tower) in the surrounding forest and Schloss Hunyadi in the town itself.

HistoryEdit

Maria Enzersdorf was most likely settled by the Romans and the Celts. It is mentioned for the first time in the 12th century. During this time period was also when Liechtenstein Castle was constructed as a fortress against the Magyars.

The town was destroyed in 1529 and 1683 by the first and second Ottoman sieges.

From 1938 to 1954, the town was part of Vienna's 24th district.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19613,825—    
19718,120+112.3%
19819,148+12.7%
19918,594−6.1%
20018,202−4.6%
20118,718+6.3%

EconomyEdit

 
EVN Group Headquarters

The town is the location of the headquarters of the energy company EVN Group.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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