Gänserndorf District

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Gänserndorf District

Bezirk Gänserndorf
Country Austria
State Lower Austria
Number of municipalities44
Area
  Total1,272 km2 (491 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
  Total99,738 [1]
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Telephone prefix 2247
NUTS code AT125

Bezirk Gänserndorf is a district of the state of Lower Austria in Austria.

States of Austria principal subdivisions of Austria

Austria is a federal republic made up of nine states, known in German as Länder. Since Land is also the German word for "country", the term Bundesländer is often used instead to avoid ambiguity. The Constitution of Austria uses both terms. Even though English "land" is a cognate, the term (Bundes)land is commonly rendered as "state" or "province" by tradition in English writing.

Lower Austria State of Austria

Lower Austria is the northeasternmost of the nine states of Austria. Since 1986, the capital of Lower Austria has been St. Polten, the most recently designated capital in Austria. Previously, Lower Austria's capital was Vienna, even though Vienna has not officially been part of Lower Austria since 1921. With a land area of 19,186 km2 (7,408 sq mi) and a population of 1.612 million people, Lower Austria is the country's largest state; it is the second most populous after the federal state of Vienna. Other main cities are Amstetten, Krems an der Donau and Wiener Neustadt.

Austria Federal republic in Central Europe

Austria, formal name: the Republic of Austria, is a country in Central Europe comprising nine federated states. Its capital, largest city and one of nine states is Vienna. Austria has an area of 83,879 km2 (32,386 sq mi), a population of nearly nine million people and a nominal GDP of $477 billion. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. The terrain is landlocked and highly mountainous, lying within the Alps; only 32% of the country is below 500 m (1,640 ft), and its highest point is 3,798 m (12,461 ft). The majority of the population speaks local Bavarian dialects as their native language, and German in its standard form is the country's official language. Other regional languages are Hungarian, Burgenland Croatian, and Slovene.

Municipalities

Towns (Städte) are indicated in boldface; market towns (Marktgemeinden) in italics; suburbs, hamlets and other subdivisions of a municipality are indicated in small characters. [2]

Aderklaa Place in Lower Austria, Austria

Aderklaa is a town in the district of Gänserndorf in Lower Austria in Austria.

Andlersdorf Place in Lower Austria, Austria

Andlersdorf is a town in the district of Gänserndorf in Lower Austria in Austria.

Angern an der March Place in Lower Austria, Austria

Angern an der March is a market town in the district of Gänserndorf in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. The municipality consists of the Katastralgemeinden Angern, Grub, Mannersdorf, Ollersdorf and Stillfried.

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References

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Coordinates: 48°20′28″N16°43′05″E / 48.341°N 16.718°E / 48.341; 16.718

Geographic coordinate system Coordinate system

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