Hainburg an der Donau

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Hainburg an der Donau
Hainburg around 1900
Hainburg around 1900
Coat of arms of Hainburg an der Donau
Coat of arms
Hainburg an der Donau is located in Austria
Hainburg an der Donau
Hainburg an der Donau
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°8′45″N 16°56′46″E / 48.14583°N 16.94611°E / 48.14583; 16.94611Coordinates: 48°8′45″N 16°56′46″E / 48.14583°N 16.94611°E / 48.14583; 16.94611
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Bruck an der Leitha
Government
 • Mayor Karl Kindl
Area
 • Total 25.05 km2 (9.67 sq mi)
Elevation 161 m (528 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 6,376
 • Density 250/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 2410
Area code 02165
Website www.hainburg.at

Hainburg an der Donau is a town in the Bruck an der Leitha district, Lower Austria, Austria.

Geography[edit]

Hainburg is located on the right bank of the Danube river, 4 km southwest of Devín (Slovakia), 12 km west of the Slovak capital Bratislava and 43 km east of the Austrian capital Vienna. It is part of the Industrial Quarter Industrieviertel in Lower Austria.

45.87% of the land is forested, 54.13% is used for agriculture and urban areas.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1971 6,060 —    
1981 5,731 −5.4%
1991 5,753 +0.4%
2001 5,651 −1.8%
2006 5,717 +1.2%
2011 5,951 +4.1%
2014 6,149 +3.3%
2015 6,208 +1.0%
2016 6,376 +2.7%

History[edit]

Hainburg an der Donau - um 1916
The church in Hainburg

Sites of interest[edit]

  • Castle hill
  • Danube-Auen National Park, floodplain forest
  • Braunsberg, hill with Celtic fortress
  • Wienertor (Vienna Gate): built in the 13th century, largest still existing medieval gate in Europe. Today it contains the city museum.
  • The Philippus-und-Jakobus-Kirche, a catholic church, was built in 1263 and rebuilt in the Baroque style in 1683
  • Protestant Church, opened in April 2011, newly built by the Austrian architect group Coop Himmelb(l)au

Economics and infrastructure[edit]

In 2001, there were 242 businesses and 29 agricultural and forestry businesses. There were 2,512 employed persons. The productivity rate was 45.07%. There were 70 unemployed persons.

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