Gänserndorf

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Gänserndorf
Townhall
Townhall
Coat of arms of Gänserndorf
Coat of arms
Gänserndorf is located in Austria
Gänserndorf
Gänserndorf
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°20′26″N 16°43′03″E / 48.34056°N 16.71750°E / 48.34056; 16.71750Coordinates: 48°20′26″N 16°43′03″E / 48.34056°N 16.71750°E / 48.34056; 16.71750
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Gänserndorf
Government
 • Mayor René Lobner (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 30.56 km2 (11.80 sq mi)
Elevation 167 m (548 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 11,021
 • Density 360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 2230
Area code 02282
Vehicle registration GF
Website www.gaenserndorf.at

Gänserndorf is a town on the Marchfeld, Lower Austria, Austria and the capital of Bezirk Gänserndorf. It is about 20 km northeast of Vienna, to which it is connected by both the Angerner Straße (Bundesstraße, or federal highway, 8) and the North railway line.

Landscape Park[edit]

Landscape Park in Gänserndorf covers an area of approximately 70,000 square meters and is heavily used as a recreational area. The park offers pedestrian pathways as well as many bike paths along a willow-tree lined creek.

Kellergasse[edit]

Kellergasse is especially beautiful with ravines, vineyards, cellar tours, baroque palaces, many museums, the Museum Niedersulz, and the most fascinating floodplains of Central Europe.

Townhall[edit]

With the townhall historically rebuilt in 1925 Gänserndorf is protected as a historic monument and presents itself with 24 decorated windows during Christmas time.

Summer events[edit]

Gänserndorf is well known for its summer events including art gallery openings, book readings and concerts, live music programs and many other festivals. The city and county of Gänserndorf host many activities in the warm months that are always well attended.

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