Theresienfeld

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Theresienfeld
Coat of arms of Theresienfeld
Coat of arms
Theresienfeld is located in Austria
Theresienfeld
Theresienfeld
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°51′N 16°15′E / 47.850°N 16.250°E / 47.850; 16.250Coordinates: 47°51′N 16°15′E / 47.850°N 16.250°E / 47.850; 16.250
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
District Wiener Neustadt-Land
Government
 • Mayor Theodor Schilcher (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 11.47 km2 (4.43 sq mi)
Elevation 282 m (925 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 3,215
 • Density 280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 2604
Area code 02622
Vehicle registration WB
Website www.theresienfeld.gv.at

Theresienfeld is a town in the Wiener Neustadt-Land district of Lower Austria, in eastern Austria. It lies 5 km (3 miles) north of Wiener Neustadt, in the southern part of the Vienna Basin. Of its 11.47 km2 area, 3.40% is forested.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1971 1,115 —    
1981 1,518 +36.1%
1991 1,963 +29.3%
2001 2,490 +26.8%
2005 2,703 +8.6%
2011 2,884 +6.7%

History[edit]

Theresienfeld was founded in 1763 by Empress Maria Theresa, for the agricultural development of the area.

Economy and education[edit]

In 2011, there were 169 non-agricultural jobs in the municipality, and 14 agriculturally and forestry related companies. 109 persons were unemployed.[2]

Theresienfeld has two kindergartens, a primary school, and a vocational school.[3]

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