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Reisenberg (Austria)
Basic data
Country: Austria
State : Lower Austria
Political District : to bathe
License plate : BN
Surface: 17.81 km²
Coordinates : 48 ° 0 '  N , 16 ° 31'  E Coordinates: 48 ° 0 '0 "  N , 16 ° 31' 0"  E
Height : 194  m above sea level A.
Residents : 1,748 (January 1, 2020)
Population density : 98 inhabitants per km²
Postal code : 2440
Area code : 02234
Community code : 3 06 29
Address of the
municipal administration:
Untere Ortsstrasse 1
2440 Reisenberg
Mayor : Josef Sam ( SPÖ )
Municipal Council : ( 2020 )
(19 members)
A total of 19 seats
Location of Reisenberg in the Baden district
Alland Altenmarkt an der Triesting Bad Vöslau Baden Berndorf Blumau-Neurißhof Ebreichsdorf Enzesfeld-Lindabrunn Furth an der Triesting Günselsdorf Heiligenkreuz Hernstein Hirtenberg Klausen-Leopoldsdorf Kottingbrunn Leobersdorf Mitterndorf an der Fischa Oberwaltersdorf Pfaffstätten Pottendorf Pottenstein Reisenberg Schönau an der Triesting Seibersdorf Sooß Tattendorf Teesdorf Traiskirchen Trumau Weissenbach an der Triesting NiederösterreichLocation of the community of Reisenberg in the Baden district (clickable map)
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Source: Municipal data from Statistics Austria

Reisenberg is a market town with 1748 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2020) in the Baden district in Lower Austria .


Reisenberg is located in the industrial district in Lower Austria. Reisenberg is located on the Reisenbach , the community extends between the Leitha and Fischa rivers . The area of ​​the market town covers 17.8 square kilometers. 1.57 percent of the area is forested. There are no other cadastral communities and Reisenberg is the only village. This has the districts recreation center Reisenberg , Neu-Reisenberg and Wasenbruck .

Neighboring communities

Gramatneusiedl Götzendorf an der Leitha
Mitterndorf an der Fischa Neighboring communities Mannersdorf am Leithagebirge
Ebreichsdorf Seibersdorf Hof am Leithaberge


In ancient times the area was part of the province of Pannonia . Romans and Celts have already settled on the Goldberg. Settlement before 800 AD can be assumed, in 1045 Reisenberg is mentioned for the first time in a document. In the early 13th century there was a fortification with a stone castle chapel. The associated place Rocking has been desolate since around 1500 .

After the destruction of the first Turkish siege in 1529, the place and the church were rebuilt. In 1554 the place was granted market rights, the plague raged in 1562, 1613 and 1644. In 1682 Tatars , following the Turks, devastated the place and the church was also damaged. Between 1698 and 1703 the church was largely rebuilt and renewed due to the damage. In 1721 and 1738 Kuruzen attacked the place, and the church was again affected. In April 1820 a house list was drawn up, there were 110 houses at that time. After the frequent floods in previous centuries (e.g. 1770, 1813) the Leithadamm was built in 1892.

Population development

census Residents
2011 1551
2001 1404
1991 1186
1981 1107
1971 962

Source: Population development of Reisenberg. (PDF) Statistics Austria


Mayor of the market town is Josef Sam sen. With a total of 19 seats in the municipal council, there is the following distribution of mandates after the 2020 municipal council elections : SPÖ 14, ÖVP 3, 2 Reisenberg citizens' list.

coat of arms

Blazon : In a shield made of silver and red there is a blue heart shield covered with 3 golden ears.


Economy and Infrastructure

In 2001 there were 42 non-agricultural workplaces; according to the 1999 survey, there were 42 agricultural and forestry holdings. According to the 2001 census, 703 people were employed at the place of residence. The employment rate in 2001 was 50.92 percent. In 2003 there were 19 unemployed people on average.


People related to the city:


  • Josef Steindl: Contributions to the local history of Ebergassing and the surrounding communities . 2nd increased edition. Municipal administration Ebergassing, Ebergassing 1965, p. 110 f.

Web links

Commons : Reisenberg  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Results of the municipal council election 2020 in Reisenberg. Office of the Lower Austrian State Government, January 26, 2020, accessed on February 6, 2020 .