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
CountryAustria
StateBurgenland
DistrictOberwart
Government
 • MayorWolfgang Tauss
Area
 • Total31.36 km2 (12.11 sq mi)
Elevation
311 m (1,020 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total3,531
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
7503
Websitewww.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
YearPop.±%
18693,485—    
18803,509+0.7%
18903,663+4.4%
19003,574−2.4%
19103,531−1.2%
19233,173−10.1%
19343,080−2.9%
19392,926−5.0%
19512,967+1.4%
19613,059+3.1%
19713,384+10.6%
19813,586+6.0%
19913,614+0.8%
20013,546−1.9%
20113,550+0.1%

Politics[edit]

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

Culture[edit]

  • Catholic parish church Grosspetersdorf
  • Protestant parish church Grosspetersdorf
  • Lucky Town, a staged little western city in Grosspetersdorf, which is opened for visitors every Monday from June to August. Lucky Town inspires with country music, western interieur, great food and western shows.

Personalities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 9 March 2019.