Schwadorf

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Schwadorf
Coat of arms of Schwadorf
Coat of arms
Schwadorf is located in Austria
Schwadorf
Schwadorf
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°04′00″N 16°35′00″E / 48.06667°N 16.58333°E / 48.06667; 16.58333Coordinates: 48°04′00″N 16°35′00″E / 48.06667°N 16.58333°E / 48.06667; 16.58333
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Bruck an der Leitha
Government
 • Mayor Jürgen Maschl (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 11.37 km2 (4.39 sq mi)
Elevation 163 m (535 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 2,049
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 2432
Area code 02230
Vehicle registration BL
Website www.schwadorf.gv.at

Schwadorf is an Austrian market town in the Bruck an der Leitha district. It lies on the banks of the River Fischa, fifteen miles (25 km) southeast of Vienna.

Geography[edit]

The town is located in a seismic area above a fault line. The "Schwadorf Dome" has been subject to minor earthquakes on occasion, the last one of significance occurring on 8 October 1927.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1971 1,500 —    
1981 1,488 −0.8%
1991 1,692 +13.7%
2001 1,768 +4.5%

Sport[edit]

The town's football team, SK Schwadorf, was formed on 31 May 1936 (as ASK Schwadorf). They hosted English giants Arsenal in a friendly in July 2006.[2]

Recent times[edit]

The town's former district Wien-Umgebung was dissolved at the end of 2016.[3][4]

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