Falkenstein, Lower Austria

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Falkenstein
Falkenstein 04.jpg
Coat of arms of Falkenstein
Coat of arms
Falkenstein is located in Austria
Falkenstein
Falkenstein
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°43′N 16°35′E / 48.717°N 16.583°E / 48.717; 16.583Coordinates: 48°43′N 16°35′E / 48.717°N 16.583°E / 48.717; 16.583
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Mistelbach
Government
 • Mayor Alfred Schuster
Area
 • Total 19.17 km2 (7.40 sq mi)
Elevation 302 m (991 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 447
 • Density 23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 2162
Area code 02554
Website www.falkenstein.gv.at

Falkenstein is a town in the district of Mistelbach in the Austrian state of Lower Austria.

It is home to Castle Falkenstein, a relatively intact castle ruin built in the 11th century. The ruin's German name is Burg Falkenstein ("Castle Falcon Stone").

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1971 576 —    
1981 482 −16.3%
1991 457 −5.2%
2001 468 +2.4%

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