Persenbeug-Gottsdorf

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Persenbeug-Gottsdorf
Persenbeug seen from Ybbs.jpg
Persenbeug-Gottsdorf is located in Austria
Persenbeug-Gottsdorf
Persenbeug-Gottsdorf
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°11′N 15°4′E / 48.183°N 15.067°E / 48.183; 15.067Coordinates: 48°11′N 15°4′E / 48.183°N 15.067°E / 48.183; 15.067
CountryAustria
StateLower Austria
DistrictMelk
Government
 • MayorManfred Mitmasser
Area
 • Total8.32 km2 (3.21 sq mi)
Elevation
230 m (750 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total2,201
 • Density260/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
3680
Area code07412

Persenbeug-Gottsdorf is a town in the district of Melk in the Austrian state of Lower Austria on the left bank of the river Danube.

Geography[edit]

The municipality has the following subdivisions:

  • Gottsdorf
  • Hagsdorf
  • Metzling
  • Persenbeug

Places of interest[edit]

The Castle of Persenbeug, one of few private properties of the habsburgian descendants.

The Persenbeug-Ybbs power station, being the first austrian Danube spillway dam, bulit in 1954-1959. Found on river km 2060 and serving also as a road bridge, it has now 7 turbines and there are guided tours (every afternoon, in German only). The adjacent lock with two chambers is part of the international Danube waterway.

The Danube cycle path, the tourist Eisenwurzenweg and Jakobsweg are also crossing the Danube via the dam.

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.