Ternitz

Ternitz is a town and municipality (14,823 inhabitants end 2014) in the district of Neunkirchen in the Austrian state of Lower Austria, situated at the confluence of the Sierning stream and the River Schwarza, at the western end of the Steinfeld plain. It is divided in the following parts, called Katastralgemeinden: Dunkelstein, Flatz, Holzweg, Mahrersdorf, Pottschach, Putzmannsdorf, Raglitz, Rohrbach am Steinfelde, St. Johann am Steinfelde and Sieding.

Ternitz
Coat of arms of Ternitz
Coat of arms
Ternitz is located in Austria
Ternitz
Ternitz
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°43′N 16°2′E / 47.717°N 16.033°E / 47.717; 16.033Coordinates: 47°43′N 16°2′E / 47.717°N 16.033°E / 47.717; 16.033
CountryAustria
StateLower Austria
DistrictNeunkirchen
Government
 • MayorRupert Dworak
Area
 • Total65.35 km2 (25.23 sq mi)
Elevation
396 m (1,299 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total14,632
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
2630, 2631
Area code02630
Websitehttp://www.ternitz.at/

HistoryEdit

Ternitz's first documented mention was in 1352 and has town status since 1948. It is traditionally known as an industrial town, being home of the Schoeller-Bleckmann company, which was split up into 19 separate companies in 1989.

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
18694,509—    
18806,179+37.0%
18907,286+17.9%
19009,263+27.1%
191011,285+21.8%
192312,489+10.7%
193412,775+2.3%
193912,874+0.8%
195114,523+12.8%
196115,569+7.2%
197116,515+6.1%
198116,104−2.5%
199115,443−4.1%
200115,232−1.4%
201114,831−2.6%


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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