Katsdorf

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Katsdorf
Breitenbruck castle courtyard
Breitenbruck castle courtyard
Coat of arms of Katsdorf
Coat of arms
Katsdorf is located in Austria
Katsdorf
Katsdorf
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°19′01″N 14°28′27″E / 48.31694°N 14.47417°E / 48.31694; 14.47417Coordinates: 48°19′01″N 14°28′27″E / 48.31694°N 14.47417°E / 48.31694; 14.47417
CountryAustria
StateUpper Austria
DistrictPerg
Government
 • MayorErnst Lehner (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total14.66 km2 (5.66 sq mi)
Elevation
306 m (1,004 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total3,086
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4223
Area code07235
Vehicle registrationPE
Websitewww.katsdorf.at

Katsdorf is a municipality in the district Perg in the Austrian state of Upper Austria.

Geography[edit]

Katsdorf lies in the Mühlviertel. About 11 percent of the municipality is forest, and 76 percent is farmland.

History[edit]

World War II[edit]

On May 5, 1945, Major General Holmes Ely Dager's 11th Armored Division captured Katsdorf. On August 1, 1945, Soviet troops took over.

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.