Aspang-Markt

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Aspang-Markt
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Coat of arms of Aspang-Markt
Coat of arms
Aspang-Markt is located in Austria
Aspang-Markt
Aspang-Markt
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°33′N 16°5′E / 47.550°N 16.083°E / 47.550; 16.083Coordinates: 47°33′N 16°5′E / 47.550°N 16.083°E / 47.550; 16.083
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Neunkirchen
Government
 • Mayor Hans Auerböck
Area
 • Total 5.19 km2 (2.00 sq mi)
Elevation 498 m (1,634 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 1,806
 • Density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 2870
Area code 02642
Website www.aspangmarkt.at

Aspang-Markt is a market town in Lower Austria in Austria.

Geography[edit]

Aspang-Markt is situated in the region Bucklige Welt submontane of the Wechsel mountain. It is completely surrounded by Aspangberg-St. Peter.

History[edit]

The village was first documentary mentioned in 1220. The importance grew with the development of the traffic route over Wechsel Pass.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 1,021 —    
1880 1,158 +13.4%
1890 1,154 −0.3%
1900 1,313 +13.8%
1910 2,105 +60.3%
1923 2,199 +4.5%
1934 2,356 +7.1%
1939 2,344 −0.5%
1951 2,518 +7.4%
1961 2,359 −6.3%
1971 2,316 −1.8%
1981 2,094 −9.6%
1991 2,041 −2.5%
2001 1,981 −2.9%
2011 1,797 −9.3%

Politics[edit]

Of the 19 seats on the municipal council, the ÖVP has 11 and the SPÖ 8.

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