Ritzing

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Ritzing
Ritzing is located in Austria
Ritzing
Ritzing
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°37′N 16°30′E / 47.617°N 16.500°E / 47.617; 16.500Coordinates: 47°37′N 16°30′E / 47.617°N 16.500°E / 47.617; 16.500
Country Austria
State Burgenland
District Oberpullendorf
Government
 • Mayor Herbert Gmeiner
Area
 • Total 17.7 km2 (6.8 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 890
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 7323
Website www.ritzing.at

Ritzing (Croatian: Ricinga or Ricinja, Hungarian: Récény) is a town in the district of Oberpullendorf in the Austrian state of Burgenland.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 876 —    
1880 967 +10.4%
1890 1,096 +13.3%
1900 1,455 +32.8%
1910 1,434 −1.4%
1923 1,632 +13.8%
1934 1,634 +0.1%
1939 1,459 −10.7%
1951 1,420 −2.7%
1961 1,132 −20.3%
1971 968 −14.5%
1981 901 −6.9%
1991 909 +0.9%
2001 894 −1.7%
2011 912 +2.0%

Sport[edit]

It is most famous for its football club, the SC Ritzing. The Arsenal FC football team played a Burgenland XI in the town, on Monday, July 28, 2008, and beat the team 10-2, with Arsenal scoring 7 goals before half time.

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