Brunn am Gebirge

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Brunn am Gebirge
Coat of arms of Brunn am Gebirge
Coat of arms
Brunn am Gebirge is located in Austria
Brunn am Gebirge
Brunn am Gebirge
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
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Mödling
Government
 • Mayor Andreas Linhart
Area
 • Total 7.26 km2 (2.80 sq mi)
Elevation 295 m (968 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 11,366
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 2345
Area code 02236
Website www.brunnamgebirge.at

Brunn am Gebirge is a town in the district of Mödling in the Austrian state of Lower Austria.

History[edit]

Excavations from the Neolithic period show that the area was already inhabited 6000 BC and Brunn making it the earliest known farming settlement in Austria. Also Awarengräber that were found in Mödling, suggest that inhabited the area at that time already. Because of excavations, it is believed that the Roman settlement here was for veterans.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1971 7,080 —    
1981 7,975 +12.6%
1991 8,573 +7.5%
2001 9,422 +9.9%
2011 11,196 +18.8%

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