Danube-Auen National Park

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Danube-Auen National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
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Danube-Auen near Hainburg
Map showing the location of Danube-Auen National Park
Location Vienna and Lower Austria
Nearest city Vienna
Coordinates 48°8′0″N 16°55′0″E / 48.13333°N 16.91667°E / 48.13333; 16.91667Coordinates: 48°8′0″N 16°55′0″E / 48.13333°N 16.91667°E / 48.13333; 16.91667
Area 93 km²
Established October 27, 1996

The Danube-Auen National Park (German: Nationalpark Donau-Auen) covers 93 square kilometres in Vienna and Lower Austria and is one of the largest remaining floodplains of the Danube in Middle Europe.

The park was designated an IUCN category II national park and spans the areas of Vienna (Lobau), Groß-Enzersdorf, Orth an der Donau, Eckartsau, Engelhartstetten, Hainburg, Bad Deutsch-Altenburg, Petronell-Carnuntum, Regelsbrunn, Haslau-Maria Ellend, Fischamend and Schwechat.

The park near Lobau and Groß-Enzersdorf, with Vienna International Airport on the left

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