Essling

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Essling
Coat of arms SV Essling Map
Das Wappen von Essling
Vereinswappen des SV Esslings.svg
Donaustadt lage essling.png

Essling[1] is part of Donaustadt, the 22nd district of Vienna.

History[edit]

The first name of the place was Ezzelarn. The Ezzelarn family had important personalities in the Vienna city administration. Konrad von Eslarn was mayor of Vienna in 1287. From about 1590, the place name changed into Ehsling or Essling. The area is known because of the Battle of Aspern-Essling, which was fought nearby on May 21 and May 22, 1809.

Sports clubs[edit]

The district is also known for their own soccer-team called SV Essling foundet 1931, which is currently playing in the minor leagues.

Sights[edit]

Essling
Essling Castle
Essling Granary
  • Essling Castle
  • Essling Granary

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Eßling history government website (German)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 48°12′50″N 16°31′30″E / 48.214°N 16.525°E / 48.214; 16.525