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Langschwarza ( village )
Katralgemeinde Langschwarza
Langschwarza (Austria)
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Basic data
Pole. District , state Gmünd  (GD), Lower Austria
Judicial district Gmünd in Lower Austria
Pole. local community Schrems
Coordinates 48 ° 46 '37 "  N , 15 ° 6' 54"  E Coordinates: 48 ° 46 '37 "  N , 15 ° 6' 54"  Ef1
height 553  m above sea level A.
Residents of the village 240 (January 1, 2020)
Area  d. KG 9.4 km²
Post Code 3944f1
Statistical identification
Locality code 03666
Cadastral parish number 07228
Source: STAT : index of places ; BEV : GEONAM ; NÖGIS


Langschwarza is a place and a Lower Austrian cadastral municipality that belongs to the municipality of Schrems in the Gmünd district .


The municipality of Langschwarza covers 9.4 km² and is inhabited by 303 residents.

Langschwarza borders directly on Kurzschwarza , separated by the Scharzabach (Schwarzaha), and is located on the E49 ( Waldviertler-Bundesstrasse (B2) ) between Vitis and Schrems.

The highest point of Langschwarza is the location of the Langschwarza parish church at 553 m. ü. Adriatic .


A secure first mention is evidenced by a document that was issued in 1429 on the occasion of the enfeoffment of Thomas, the judge of Schrems and his brothers Andre and Hans with rights to the tithe in Swarcza . In 1499, the Schremser Urbar in “Schwartzbach” recorded 17 fiefs, 13 farms and a hostel “aufm Perg”.

Until 1848 the Schwarzabach was the natural border between the dominions of Hirschbach , Kirchberg am Walde and Schrems .

At the end of the 16th century, the Schrems rule comprised 35 houses in Schwarza, while 11 houses belonged to the Hirschbach rule and 7 houses belonged to the Kirchberg rule. In 1595 the shares of the Schrems reign were sold to the Meires reign . These in turn were sold to the Hirschbach rulership in the 17th century. In 1761 Langschwarza was sold back to the Schrems rulers.

In 1751 the name Langschwarza was first mentioned in a document. Langschwarza, Kurzschwarza and Pürbach merged in the local community Langschwarza in 1850 . The local community Langschwarza joined the city of Schrems in 1972.

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ STATISTIK AUSTRIA (ed.): Census of May 15, 2001 - Schrems . Residents by locality. 2009 ( statistik.at [PDF; 100 kB ; accessed on July 31, 2010]).