Ehrenhausen

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Ehrenhausen
Marktplatz, Town Center of Ehrenhausen
Marktplatz, Town Center of Ehrenhausen
Coat of arms of Ehrenhausen
Coat of arms
Location of Ehrenhausen
Ehrenhausen is located in Austria
Ehrenhausen
Ehrenhausen
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 46°43′35″N 15°35′04″E / 46.72639°N 15.58444°E / 46.72639; 15.58444Coordinates: 46°43′35″N 15°35′04″E / 46.72639°N 15.58444°E / 46.72639; 15.58444
CountryAustria
StateStyria
DistrictLeibnitz
Government
 • MayorMartin Wratschko (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total3.03 km2 (1.17 sq mi)
Elevation
258 m (846 ft)
Population
(1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total1,019
 • Density340/km2 (870/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8461
Area codes+43 3453
Websitewww.ehrenhausen.at

Ehrenhausen is a former municipality in the district of Leibnitz in Styria, Austria. Since the 2015 Styria municipal structural reform, it is part of the municipality Ehrenhausen an der Weinstraße.[2]

Geography[edit]

Ehrenhausen lies on the Mur river in southeastern Styria south of Leibnitz close to the border of Slovenia.

Personalities[edit]

The district was at one time the seat of a branch of the Eggenberg dynasty and the Schlossberg to Ehrenhausen features the mausoleum of Ruprecht von Eggenberg and his nephew Wolf von Eggenberg which was designed by Italian painter and architect Giovanni Pietro de Pomis, who was the court painter and architect of Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor.

References[edit]

Mausoleum of Freiherr Ruprecht von Eggenberg and his nephew, Freiherr Wolff von Eggenberg on the Schlossberg to Ehrenhausen