Berg, Lower Austria

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Berg
Coat of arms of Berg
Coat of arms
Berg is located in Austria
Berg
Berg
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°6′N 17°2′E / 48.100°N 17.033°E / 48.100; 17.033Coordinates: 48°6′N 17°2′E / 48.100°N 17.033°E / 48.100; 17.033
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Bruck an der Leitha
Government
 • Mayor Georg Hartl
Area
 • Total 9.47 km2 (3.66 sq mi)
Elevation 154 m (505 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 757
 • Density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 2413
Area code 02143
Website www.gemeindeberg.at
Passport stamp from the border before Slovakia joined the Schengen Area

Berg is a town in the district of Bruck an der Leitha in Lower Austria in Austria. It, along with neighboring Wolfsthal were part of the municipality of Wolfsthal-Berg until 1996.

There is a border crossing into Slovakia, with the Bratislava suburb of Petržalka across the border. Since December 21, 2007, no more checks are conducted at the crossing with Slovakia joining the Schengen Area.

Geography[edit]

Berg lies in the foothills of the Hundsheimer mountains, at the foot of the Königswarte (344 m).

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