Purkersdorf

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Purkersdorf
Coat of arms of Purkersdorf
Coat of arms
Purkersdorf is located in Austria
Purkersdorf
Purkersdorf
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°12′33″N 16°10′45″E / 48.20917°N 16.17917°E / 48.20917; 16.17917Coordinates: 48°12′33″N 16°10′45″E / 48.20917°N 16.17917°E / 48.20917; 16.17917
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Wien-Umgebung
Government
 • Mayor Karl Schlögl (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 30.24 km2 (11.68 sq mi)
Elevation 248 m (814 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 9,359
 • Density 310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3002
Area code 02231
Vehicle registration WU
Website www.purkersdorf.at

Purkersdorf is a municipality in the district of Wien-Umgebung in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. The Sandstein-Wienerwald natural park, a part of the Vienna Woods, is situated on its territory.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 1,423 —    
1880 1,860 +30.7%
1890 2,102 +13.0%
1900 2,829 +34.6%
1910 3,733 +32.0%
1923 4,556 +22.0%
1934 5,032 +10.4%
1939 4,724 −6.1%
1951 5,262 +11.4%
1961 4,912 −6.7%
1971 5,036 +2.5%
1981 5,147 +2.2%
1991 6,413 +24.6%
2001 7,762 +21.0%
2011 9,185 +18.3%

Personalities[edit]

It is the birthplace of economist Gottfried Haberler. Eric Burdon gave a free concert there on June 12 2010.

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