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
CountryAustria
StateLower Austria
DistrictSankt Pölten-Land
Government
 • MayorJohann Dill
Area
 • Total17.76 km2 (6.86 sq mi)
Elevation
270 m (890 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total2,189
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
3062
Area code02743
Websitehttp://www.kirchstetten.at

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19711,358—    
19811,451+6.8%
19911,617+11.4%
20011,814+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[3] and his home, at Hinterholz 6, houses a small writer's home museum to the poet in his loft study.[4]

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.
  3. ^ http://www.poetsgraves.co.uk/auden.htm
  4. ^ http://www.noemuseen.at/de/?tt=MUSEUM_R8&id=85953&ci=museum&oid=219

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