Kirchstetten

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Kirchstetten
Coat of arms of Kirchstetten
Coat of arms
Kirchstetten is located in Austria
Kirchstetten
Kirchstetten
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°11′N 15°49′E / 48.183°N 15.817°E / 48.183; 15.817Coordinates: 48°11′N 15°49′E / 48.183°N 15.817°E / 48.183; 15.817
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Sankt Pölten-Land
Government
 • Mayor Johann Dill
Area
 • Total 17.76 km2 (6.86 sq mi)
Elevation 270 m (890 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 2,150
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3062
Area code 02743
Website http://www.kirchstetten.at

Kirchstetten is a town in district of Sankt Pölten-Land in the Austrian state of Lower Austria.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1971 1,358 —    
1981 1,451 +6.8%
1991 1,617 +11.4%
2001 1,814 +12.2%

Personalities[edit]

It was the home during part of their lives to the Austrian poet Josef Weinheber and the English poet W. H. Auden. Auden is buried in a Kirchstetten churchyard[2] and his home, at Hinterholz 6, houses a small writer's home museum to the poet in his loft study.[3]

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