Nikitsch

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Nikitsch
Nikitsch / Filež
Coat of arms of Nikitsch
Coat of arms
Nikitsch is located in Austria
Nikitsch
Nikitsch
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°32′N 16°40′E / 47.533°N 16.667°E / 47.533; 16.667Coordinates: 47°32′N 16°40′E / 47.533°N 16.667°E / 47.533; 16.667
Country Austria
State Burgenland
District Oberpullendorf
Government
 • Mayor Johann Balogh
Area
 • Total 50.8 km2 (19.6 sq mi)
Elevation 228 m (748 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 1,425
 • Density 28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 7302
Website www.gemeinde-nikitsch.at/

Nikitsch (Croatian: Filež; Hungarian: Füles) is a town in the district of Oberpullendorf in the Austrian state of Burgenland in Austria. About 87% of the town's inhabitants are Burgenland Croats, the highest percentage of any town in Burgenland. In 1971, the towns of Kroatisch Geresdorf (Gerištof, Gyirót), Kroatisch Minihof (Mjenovo, Malomháza), and Nikitsch were merged to form the present town.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 3,208 —    
1880 3,438 +7.2%
1890 3,550 +3.3%
1900 3,866 +8.9%
1910 3,797 −1.8%
1923 3,962 +4.3%
1934 4,005 +1.1%
1939 3,695 −7.7%
1951 3,433 −7.1%
1961 2,917 −15.0%
1971 2,316 −20.6%
1981 1,948 −15.9%
1991 1,685 −13.5%
2001 1,562 −7.3%
2011 1,446 −7.4%

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