Grafenegg

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Grafenegg
Coat of arms of Grafenegg
Coat of arms
Grafenegg is located in Austria
Grafenegg
Grafenegg
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°26′N 15°45′E / 48.433°N 15.750°E / 48.433; 15.750Coordinates: 48°26′N 15°45′E / 48.433°N 15.750°E / 48.433; 15.750
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Krems-Land
Government
 • Mayor Anton Pfeifer
Area
 • Total 28.58 km2 (11.03 sq mi)
Elevation 197 m (646 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 3,019
 • Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3492
Area code 02735

Grafenegg is a market town (Municipality) in the Krems-Land district of Lower Austria, Austria.

History[edit]

Originally called Etsdorf-Haitzendorf, it changed its name in 2003.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1971 2,713 —    
1981 2,621 −3.4%
1991 2,687 +2.5%
2001 2,830 +5.3%

Sights[edit]

Grafenegg Castle

Grafenegg is renowned for Grafenegg Castle, owned by the Duke of Ratibor, Prince of Corvey of the House of Hohenlohe. The castle grounds are the site of the Grafenegg Music Festival and sculpture garden.

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