Sankt Aegyd am Neuwalde

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Sankt Aegyd am Neuwalde
Coat of arms of Sankt Aegyd am Neuwalde
Coat of arms
Sankt Aegyd am Neuwalde is located in Austria
Sankt Aegyd am Neuwalde
Sankt Aegyd am Neuwalde
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°51′N 15°33′E / 47.850°N 15.550°E / 47.850; 15.550Coordinates: 47°51′N 15°33′E / 47.850°N 15.550°E / 47.850; 15.550
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Lilienfeld
Government
 • Mayor Rudolf Pfeffer (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 184.99 km2 (71.43 sq mi)
Elevation 588 m (1,929 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 1,977
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3193
Area code 02768
Website www.staegyd.at

Sankt Aegyd am Neuwalde is a market town in the district of Lilienfeld, Lower Austria.

Geography[edit]

St. Aegyd is divided into the districts of Kernhof, Lahnsattel, Mitterbach, St. Aegyd am Neuwalde, and Ulreichsberg. The town is located in the Mostviertel. 87.61 percent of municipal territory is forested.

History[edit]

In antiquity, the territory that is now St. Aegyd was part of the Roman province of Noricum. As part of the Austrian heartland of Lower Austria, St. Aegyd was part of the tumultuous history of Austria.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1971 3,188 —    
1981 2,887 −9.4%
1991 2,518 −12.8%
2001 2,344 −6.9%
2014 1,977 −15.7%

Politics[edit]

St. Aegyd am Neuwalde's mayor is Herbert Mitterböck and its chief officer is Adolf Praschl. In the municipal council, the mandates for its 21 seats are distributed as follows: SPÖ 13, ÖVP 6, FPÖ 2, others 0.

References[edit]

  • The information in this article is based on a translation of its German equivalent.