Großpetersdorf

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Großpetersdorf
Coat of arms of Großpetersdorf
Coat of arms
Großpetersdorf is located in Austria
Großpetersdorf
Großpetersdorf
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°14′N 16°19′E / 47.233°N 16.317°E / 47.233; 16.317Coordinates: 47°14′N 16°19′E / 47.233°N 16.317°E / 47.233; 16.317
Country Austria
State Burgenland
District Oberwart
Government
 • Mayor Winifried Kasper
Area
 • Total 31.4 km2 (12.1 sq mi)
Elevation 311 m (1,020 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 3,480
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 7503
Website www.grosspetersdorf.at

Großpetersdorf (Hungarian: 'Nagyszentmihály') is a municipality in Burgenland in the district of Oberwart in Austria.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is composed of Großpetersdorf, Kleinpetersdorf, Kleinzicken, Miedlingsdorf, and Welgersdorf.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 3,485 —    
1880 3,509 +0.7%
1890 3,663 +4.4%
1900 3,574 −2.4%
1910 3,531 −1.2%
1923 3,173 −10.1%
1934 3,080 −2.9%
1939 2,926 −5.0%
1951 2,967 +1.4%
1961 3,059 +3.1%
1971 3,384 +10.6%
1981 3,586 +6.0%
1991 3,614 +0.8%
2001 3,546 −1.9%
2011 3,550 +0.1%

Politics[edit]

Of the 25 positions on the municipal council, the SPÖ has 15, and the ÖVP 10.

Personalities[edit]

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