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 Doris Faustmann
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 (1,743 m). 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 road over the Wechsel Pass.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18691,021—    
18801,158+13.4%
18901,154−0.3%
19001,313+13.8%
19102,105+60.3%
19232,199+4.5%
19342,356+7.1%
19392,344−0.5%
19512,518+7.4%
19612,359−6.3%
19712,316−1.8%
19812,094−9.6%
19912,041−2.5%
20011,981−2.9%
20111,797−9.3%

Politics[edit]

Of the 19 seats on the municipal council, the ÖVP has 15 and the SPÖ 4.

References[edit]