Krumbach, Lower Austria

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Krumbach
Coat of arms of Krumbach
Coat of arms
Krumbach is located in Austria
Krumbach
Krumbach
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°31′27″N 16°11′31″E / 47.52417°N 16.19194°E / 47.52417; 16.19194Coordinates: 47°31′27″N 16°11′31″E / 47.52417°N 16.19194°E / 47.52417; 16.19194
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Wiener Neustadt-Land
Government
 • Mayor Freiler Josef (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 43.91 km2 (16.95 sq mi)
Elevation 533 m (1,749 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 2,305
 • Density 52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 2851
Area code 02647
Vehicle registration WB
Website www.krumbach-noe.at
Krumbach

Krumbach is a market town in southern Lower Austria, Austria. It is part of the landscape Bucklige Welt.

History[edit]

Archaeological artifacts from the Stone Age, the Bronze Age and the Roman times have been found in the area. In 1182, Krumbach was mentioned for the first time in writing. The present castle Schloss Krumbach was erected in the 13th century. In 1394 Hans von Chrumbach, the last Lord of Krumbach, died and left the castle to his maternal uncle.

In the 17th and 18th centuries, the plague and the cholera affected Krumbach. In 1854, it became a market town. In 1884, Krumbach opened a fire station. It has a post office, a school (Volksschule Krumbach), a high school (Hauptschule Krumbach) and a church.

Mayors since 1945[edit]

1945 Anton Schwarz
1945–1946 Johann Gebhart
1946–1950 Ernst Bauer
1950–1963 Florian Freiler
1963–1979 Ernst Blochberger
1979–1990 Friedrich Gamauf
1990–1995 Otmar Gebhart
1995–1997 Friedrich Trimmel
1997- Josef Freiler

Coat of arms[edit]

The coat of arms shows a silver lion with a chain around its neck. The crest is colored red. This has been the town's seal since January 19, 1957.

Sites of interest[edit]

Buildings:

Parks:

  • Abrahampark
  • Holzerpark

References[edit]