Katsdorf

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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
Country Austria
State Upper Austria
District Perg
Government
 • Mayor Ernst Lehner (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 14.61 km2 (5.64 sq mi)
Elevation 306 m (1,004 ft)
Population (14 June 2016)[1]
 • Total 2,978
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 4223
Area code 07235
Vehicle registration PE
Website www.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.

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