Wieselburg

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Wieselburg
Coat of arms of Wieselburg
Coat of arms
Wieselburg is located in Austria
Wieselburg
Wieselburg
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°08′00″N 15°08′20″E / 48.13333°N 15.13889°E / 48.13333; 15.13889Coordinates: 48°08′00″N 15°08′20″E / 48.13333°N 15.13889°E / 48.13333; 15.13889
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Scheibbs
Government
 • Mayor Günther Leichtfried (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 5.42 km2 (2.09 sq mi)
Elevation 269 m (883 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 3,828
 • Density 710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3250
Area code 07416
Vehicle registration SB
Website www.wieselburg.at

Wieselburg is a town in Lower Austria, Austria, located near the River Erlauf. Its name roughly translates to castle where two rivers meet, as there are two rivers that run together to create the Erlauf. Its population is approximately 6,500 (including surrounding villages).

A brewery, an agricultural college and research institute (HBLFA Francisco Josephinum), a college of higher education (Fachhochschule), and one of the oldest churches north of the Alps dating from AD 976 are located in the town. Wieselburg was made a town 1000 years later, in 1976. Annually in the ending of June beginning of July an agricultural fair, Wieselburger Messe, takes place.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 951 —    
1880 1,011 +6.3%
1890 1,152 +13.9%
1900 1,613 +40.0%
1910 1,874 +16.2%
1923 2,094 +11.7%
1934 2,128 +1.6%
1939 2,076 −2.4%
1951 2,292 +10.4%
1961 2,555 +11.5%
1971 2,853 +11.7%
1981 3,042 +6.6%
1991 3,095 +1.7%
2001 3,498 +13.0%
2011 3,708 +6.0%

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