Allentsteig

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Allentsteig
Coat of arms of Allentsteig
Coat of arms
Allentsteig is located in Austria
Allentsteig
Allentsteig
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°41′46.54″N 15°19′38.64″E / 48.6962611°N 15.3274000°E / 48.6962611; 15.3274000Coordinates: 48°41′46.54″N 15°19′38.64″E / 48.6962611°N 15.3274000°E / 48.6962611; 15.3274000
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Zwettl
Government
 • Mayor Andreas Kramer (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 71.41 km2 (27.57 sq mi)
Elevation 550 m (1,800 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 1,926
 • Density 27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3804
Area code 02824
Vehicle registration ZT
Website www.allentsteig.gv.at

Allentsteig is a municipality in the district of Zwettl, in Lower Austria, Austria.

Just outside Allentsteig there is a German World War II cemetery with almost 3,900 graves. Mainly German soldiers who were killed in the final battles of World War II - trying to prevent the Russian advances into Austria and Germany. The cemetery is located just outside an Austrian military training facility.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 3,549 —    
1880 3,618 +1.9%
1890 3,704 +2.4%
1900 4,034 +8.9%
1910 4,301 +6.6%
1923 3,907 −9.2%
1934 3,967 +1.5%
1939 3,604 −9.2%
1951 3,101 −14.0%
1961 2,765 −10.8%
1971 2,790 +0.9%
1981 2,842 +1.9%
1991 2,447 −13.9%
2001 2,163 −11.6%
2011 2,043 −5.5%

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