Bernstein im Burgenland

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Bernstein
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Bernstein is located in Austria
Bernstein
Bernstein
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°24′N 16°15′E / 47.400°N 16.250°E / 47.400; 16.250Coordinates: 47°24′N 16°15′E / 47.400°N 16.250°E / 47.400; 16.250
Country Austria
State Burgenland
District Oberwart
Government
 • Mayor Robert Marth
Area
 • Total 39.0 km2 (15.1 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 2,196
 • Density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 7434
Website [ ]

Bernstein (Hungarian: 'Borostyánkő') is a municipality in Burgenland in the district Oberwart in Austria.

Geography[edit]

Parts of the municipality are Dreihütten, Redlschlag, Rettenbach, and Stuben.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 2,896 —    
1880 2,954 +2.0%
1890 2,921 −1.1%
1900 3,015 +3.2%
1910 2,909 −3.5%
1923 2,633 −9.5%
1934 2,690 +2.2%
1939 2,606 −3.1%
1951 2,465 −5.4%
1961 2,435 −1.2%
1971 2,470 +1.4%
1981 2,592 +4.9%
1991 2,493 −3.8%
2001 2,441 −2.1%
2011 2,267 −7.1%

Politics[edit]

Of the 23 positions on the municipal council, the SPÖ has 14, and the ÖVP 9.

Sightseeing[edit]

Notable residents[edit]

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