Neusiedl am See
Neusiedl am See
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|Political District :||Neusiedl am See|
|License plate :||ND|
|Residents :||8,585 (January 1, 2020)|
|Postal code :||7100|
|Area code :||+43 2167|
|Community code :||1 07 13|
|UN / LOCODE||AT NAS|
|Address of the
7100 Neusiedl am See
|Mayoress :||Elisabeth Böhm ( SPÖ )|
Municipal Council : ( 2017 )
|Location of Neusiedl am See in the district of Neusiedl am See|
|Source: Municipal data from Statistics Austria|
Neusiedl am See ( Hungarian : Nezsider, Croatian : Niuzalj) is a town with 8,585 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2020) in Burgenland in the Neusiedl am See district in Austria . The shopping and school town of Neusiedl am See is also a district suburb (Burgenland name for district capital).
Neusiedl am See, at 133 m above sea level, is located on the north bank of Lake Neusiedl between the foothills of the Leithagebirge and the Parndorfer Platte . The municipality is characterized by the surrounding vineyards as well as by the Kalvarienberg and the clay massif Taborberg.
650 ha of the urban area are in the Zitzmannsdorfer Wiesen national park area.
The only place is Neusiedl am See, which also includes the districts Refugium , Seemuseum and Segelhafen West .
In Neusiedl am See, a new Burgenland temperature record was set on August 8, 2013 with a maximum temperature of 40.3 degrees Celsius.
Average monthly temperatures and precipitation for Neusiedl
The first documented mention of "Sumbotheil" (German Saturday market) comes from the year 1209. In the middle of the 13th century, the place was destroyed by the Mongols and repopulated around 1282 under the name "Niusidel". In 1517 Neusiedl was granted market rights . Neusiedl was devastated in 1683 in the course of the second Turkish siege and in 1708 by the Kuruc . In 1926 Neusiedl am See was granted town charter, which had been sought in vain in 1824.
Like all of Burgenland, the place belonged to Hungary (German-West Hungary) until 1920/21 . After the end of the First World War , after tough negotiations, German-West Hungary was awarded to Austria in the Treaties of St. Germain and Trianon in 1919. The place has belonged to the newly founded federal state of Burgenland since 1921 (see also the history of Burgenland ).
Culture and sights
- Parish church Neusiedl am See : The church, Gothic in core, was converted into Baroque style. The fisherman's pulpit is from the 18th century.
- Trinity Column : 1713/14 from Kaiserstein Brucher Steinmetzmeister Elias hill from Kaiserstein built
- Christ column (1609)
- Tabor ruin: a ruin located on the Taborberg, probably built in the 16th century as a military observation tower against the Turks , later the southern end point of the Kuruzzenschanze (old hill) in the fight against the rebels under Franz Rákóczi .
- Neusiedl Castle , former Berger barracks
- By Neusiedl am See the results of Frauenkirchen coming and to involvement in the Way of St. James Austria in Haslau-Maria Ellend predominantly in Burgenland running St. James Burgenland .
Economy and Infrastructure
- Street: Neusiedl am See has a transport connection to the greater Vienna area via the A4 motorway . In addition, the community is the starting point of the Neusiedler Straße (B 51) and connected to the Burgenland Straße (B 50). In November 2007, the Neusiedl am See – Bratislava motorway connection was opened (A4 / A6 ).
- Bus: Neusiedl is also the hub for many ÖBB buses.
- Train: In addition to a stop for the Pannoniabahn , the final station of the Neusiedler Seebahn is also located here .
- History: With the narrow-gauge railway to Lake Neusiedl, the city of Neusiedl am See had its own tram line from 1928 to 1939, which was not electrified. From December 2006 to June 2014 Neusiedl am See had a city bus line that was run under the name ne'mo (neusiedl mobil).
Neusiedl lives from viticulture , tourism and numerous businesses. The main season for tourism is, due to the lido, in summer, whereby here mainly visitors from the greater Vienna area, but also numerous guests from southern Germany use the nearby opportunities for swimming , windsurfing , kite surfing and sailing . From spring to late autumn, Neusiedl am See is a popular starting point for bike tours in the Lake Neusiedl region thanks to its convenient transport links.
In the winter months, the lake, which is closed for weeks, also attracts numerous ice skating and ice sailing tourists.
Numerous commercial and trading companies are based in Neusiedl am See. A large industrial park with a technology center has been built at the motorway exit since the end of the 1990s. Immediately adjacent to Neusiedl am See is a Designer Outlet Center in Parndorf with dozens of shops for fashion brands. Since the third quarter of 2006, Neusiedl am See has had its own shopping center called “Pannonia”.
As the district capital, Neusiedl am See is the seat of a district court and the district administration . The labor market service is also located in the city. The Berger barracks had been located in Neusiedl am See since the 19th century and was used until mid-2006 as part of the armed forces' assistance on the Hungarian border. At the end of July 2006, however, the barracks were abandoned and removed down to the main part, which is a listed building, in order to make space for row houses. There is also a police post in Neusiedl . The district office of the Red Cross , which has been entrusted with the rescue service by all communities in the district, is also located in Neusiedl.
In addition to a public and a private Roman Catholic elementary school and a Roman Catholic. Secondary school is located in Neusiedl am See, a special school , a secondary sports school , a polytechnic school and the Neusiedl grammar school , a federal high and real high school . Other schools are a higher education institute for economics and tourism (Pannoneum), a business academy and business school (academy of business), which celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2015. There are three community kindergartens for the youngest roommates in the city (Kindergarten Gartenweg - formerly Roman Catholic kindergarten, Kindergarten Am Tabor, Montessori Kinderhaus).
Leisure and sports facilities
In addition, there is an indoor swimming pool in Neusiedl am See (with a fun or skate park right next to it), a golf course, tennis courts, a soccer field with natural and artificial turf and a riding stables. Neusiedl am See is also particularly popular with cyclists as it is located directly on the cycle route around Lake Neusiedl.
As a result of the successes in sailing at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, a federal sports center was set up in Neusiedl to promote young talent in sailing.
The Caritas Burgenland offers sixty of dependent people care in the home of St. Nicholas.
The city council comprises a total of 25 seats due to the number of inhabitants.
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Elisabeth Böhm has been the mayor of the municipality since November 9, 2017 . Born in 1969, the clerk and trained banker is the first social democrat and the first woman in the history of the city to hold this office. In the runoff election on October 29, 2017, she prevailed over the ÖVP candidate, Thomas Halbritter, with 53.81% of the vote. Böhm was previously a councilor from 2002, city councilor since 2007 and deputy mayor since 2012. Since 2012 she has also chaired the local party.
The city council includes mayor Elisabeth Böhm (SPÖ), deputy mayor Thomas Halbritter (ÖVP), Ingeborg Berger (ÖVP) and Isabell Lichtenberger (SPÖ).
Head of office is Judith Siber-Reiner.
Chronicle of market judges and mayors
coat of arms
The oldest form of the city coat of arms dates from 1592. It shows three towers, the middle one is higher, tapered towards the top and has a pointed roof with a roof core and a window on the lower and upper floors. The two side towers are slimmer, have no windows and also have a pointed roof with a roof core. The lake is indicated in the foreground. The colors are unknown.
Neusiedl am See has had a town partnership with Deggendorf , a town in the Lower Bavarian district of Deggendorf in Germany , since 1987 . Other twin cities are Mosonmagyaróvár ( Hungary ) and Pezinok ( Slovakia ).
- Sepp Gmasz (2010)
- Walter Kaschmitter (2010)
Honorary ring bearer
- Josef Kast , Mayor (1967)
- Jakob Mädl, Mayor (1967)
- Heinrich Magyar, school director (1973)
- Nikolaus Titz, Mayor (1976)
- Hans Haider, pastor (1976)
- Eduard Ehrenreich, Music School Director (1976)
- Hanns Bousek, Chairman of the Union Yacht Club (1976)
- Wolfgang Mayrhofer , Olympic sailor (1980)
- Berthold Heckscher , Lord Mayor of Deggendorf (1986)
- Dieter Görlitz , Lord Mayor of Deggendorf (1986)
- Karl März, Section Head (1986)
- Baron Paul Waldbott – Bassenheim, Halbturn (1986)
- Wilhelm Launspach, Colonel in Deggendorf (1988)
- Johannes Kohl, parish priest (1993)
- Josef Rittsteuer , Prelate (1996)
- Johann Halbritter , Mayor and Architect (1997)
- Franz Unger, parish priest (2002)
- Andreas Geritzer , winner of the silver medal of the Olympic Games in Athens (2004)
- Paul Rittsteuer , Provincial Councilor (2005)
Other personalities related to the city
- Georg Böhm (1918–1992), politician and transport company
- Thomas Brezina (* 1963), children's and youth author and television presenter
- Christian Fennesz (* 1962), musician
- Anton Horvath (1888–1966), master saddler and politician
- Georg Koppitsch (1825–1880), master stonemason in Kaisersteinbruch
- Johann Kranitz (1888–1963), shoemaker and politician
- Robert Mädl (1939–2011), bank manager
- Josef Meinhardt , politician
- Hans Neusidler (1508–1563), musician
- Alexander Petschnig (* 1973), politician
- Josef Rittsteuer (1914–2015), priest and church historian
- Paul Rittsteuer (* 1947), politician
- Karin Schäfer (* 1963), theater maker, director
- Andreas Spechtl (* 1984), musician and founding member of the group Ja, Panik
- Paul Weiß (1909–1965), politician and master shoemaker
- Adalbert Wolf (1879–1950), pharmacist and politician
- Hans Wolf: As it was once with us in Neusiedl am See. (Verlag Neusiedler Nachrichten) ²1995.
- Ludwig Volker Toth: Protestant churches in Burgenland, visible - tangible. Salzburg (Edition Tandem) 2011, pp. 26–27.
- Austrian Art Topography , Volume LIX: The Art Monuments of the Political District of Neusiedl am See (edited by Henny Liebhart-Ulm). Horn (Berger) 2012, pp. 477-541.
- Section “The partner communities” in “TÜPL Bruckneudorf - 150 years of Brucker Lager” by Petra Weiß, publisher. Stadtgemeinde Bruck an der Leitha, April 2017, pp. 444/445
Entente Florale Europe : The city was awarded a silver medal in the city category in 2011 .
- 10713 - Neusiedl am See. Community data, Statistics Austria .
- Website of the municipality with three lifecams, u. a. of an inhabited stork's nest (May 9, 2008)
- Aerial view of Neusiedl with (from left to right) the western marina, yacht club and sailing center, sailing school / boat rental, seaside resort and east port, seen from the south; at the end of the western canal, around the center of the picture, the indoor swimming pool
- Similar aerial photo in high resolution (approx. 2.5 MB)
- Caritas Burgenland, Help & Offers, Care & Care, Retirement & Care Centers, House St. Nikolaus. Retrieved June 23, 2019 .
- Province of Burgenland: Election results Neusiedl am See 2017 (accessed on November 21, 2017)
- Province of Burgenland: Election results Neusiedl am See 2012 (accessed on November 21, 2017)
- Province of Burgenland: Election results Neusiedl am See 2007 (accessed on November 21, 2017)
- Province of Burgenland: Election results Neusiedl am See 2002 (accessed on November 21, 2017)
- City of Neusiedl am See: Mayoress (accessed on November 16, 2017)
- Province of Burgenland: Election results Neusiedl am See (accessed on October 15, 2017)
- municipalities: Personnel: Elisabeth Böhm: "Time for change in Neusiedl" (accessed on November 15, 2017)
- City of Neusiedl am See: City Council (accessed on November 16, 2017)
- City of Neusiedl am See: Head of Office (accessed on November 16, 2017)
- Municipality of Neusiedl am See: The mayors of the municipality (accessed on November 14, 2017)
- City of Neusiedl am See: coat of arms (accessed on November 16, 2017)
- City of Neusiedl am See: Twin Cities (accessed on November 16, 2017)
- City of Neusiedl am see: honorary citizen (accessed on November 14, 2017)
- City of Neusiedl am see: honorary ring bearer (accessed on November 14, 2017)