Schwadorf

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Schwadorf
Coat of arms of Schwadorf
Coat of arms
Schwadorf is located in Austria
Schwadorf
Schwadorf
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°04′00″N 16°35′00″E / 48.06667°N 16.58333°E / 48.06667; 16.58333Coordinates: 48°04′00″N 16°35′00″E / 48.06667°N 16.58333°E / 48.06667; 16.58333
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Wien-Umgebung
Government
 • Mayor Richard Gebert (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 11.37 km2 (4.39 sq mi)
Elevation 163 m (535 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 1,939
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 2432
Area code 02230
Vehicle registration WU
Website www.schwadorf.gv.at

Schwadorf is an Austrian market town in the Wien-Umgebung district. It lies on the banks of the River Fischa, fifteen miles (25 km) southeast of Vienna.

Geography[edit]

The town is located in a seismic area above a fault line. The "Schwadorf Dome" has been subject to minor earthquakes on occasion, the last one of significance occurring on October 8, 1927.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1971 1,500 —    
1981 1,488 −0.8%
1991 1,692 +13.7%
2001 1,768 +4.5%

Sport[edit]

The town's football team, SK Schwadorf, was formed on May 31, 1936 (as ASK Schwadorf). They hosted English giants Arsenal in a friendly in July 2006.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahres- und Quartalsanfang, 2013-01-01.
  2. ^ "Ten facts about Schwadorf". Arsenal.com. Archived from the original on 30 September 2007. Retrieved 22 February 2014.