Waidhofen at the Thaya
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|Land of the Federal Republic:||Lower Austria|
|district:||Waidhofen at the Thaya|
|surface:||46.03 km ²|
|inhabitants:||5.750 (census 2001)|
|population density:||125 inhabitants for each km ²|
|height:||510 m and. NN|
|postal zip code:||3830|
|preselection:||0 28 42|
|Geographical situation:|| |
Coordinates: 48° 49 ′ N, 15° 17 ′ O 48° 49 ′ N, 15° 17 ′ O
|Kfz characteristics:|| |
|municipality code number:||3 22 20|
|arrangement Gemeindegebiet:||13 Katastralgemeinden|
|address city administration:|| Main place 1|
3830 Waidhofen to the Thaya
|local council:|| 29 members: For 17 ÖVP, 7 SPÖ, |
2 L.GRÜNE, 2 UBL, 1 FB&U
Waidhofen to the Thaya is the northernmost district capital of Austria.
Table of contents
Waidhofen to the Thaya is flowed through of the German Thaya.
Municipality arrangement< /br> Thirteen Katastralgemeinden:
- Hell brook
- for Vestenötting
- Waidhofen to the Thaya
- also the all own localities, as well as the two Altwaidhofen
- large forest Seyfrieds
- forest in addition
belonged the locality Dimling form to Waidhofen.
Waidhofen to the Thaya became in the year 1171 for the first time documentary mention and received already the municipal law to 1230. Under the border situation Waidhofen had to fight to 1526 again and again to the Thaya with böhmischen ideas, the situation calmed down only by the habsburgischen acquisition Böhmens and Mährens. Waidhofen remained up toYear 1848 landesfürstliche city. Due to the textilen home trade in the surrounding countryside it came end of the 17.Jahrhunderts to the economic upswing and Waidhofen to the Thaya developed beside Krems at the Danube to the most important trade city of the forest quarter.
1873 raged in the city a major fire, that many housesthe old part of town to the victim fell.
mayor of the municipality are an engineer. Diether slate, office leader likes. Rudolf polarizes.
In the municipality advice there are with altogether 29 seats after the local council choice of 6. March 2005 the following mandate distribution:
ÖVP 17,SPÖ 7, UBL (independent citizen list) 2, L.GRÜNE (the Greens Waidhofen and independent one) 2, FB&U (liberal and independent one) 1, other no seats.
partnerships between cities
of twin cities are
the theatre at thatWall, briefly TAM said. It is directly because of the historical Stadtmauer.
sport and culture
ballet school Badura: Elfriede Badura operates a ballet school in Waidhofen since 1971; In the “Kulturschlössl” since the 90's of the past century. Likewise a Waldrapp is since 2003- Voliere in Waidhofen to the Thaya.
As one of the most engaged and most active associations of the region the basketball association Waidhofen/Thaya is to be surely emphasized.
Under the city center cellar plants from the Middle Ages were discovered, which served probably also as escape routes. To the majority these are buried, a part are howeveraccessibly and can be visited.
Each year takes place in Waidhofen the Folkfest, which is organized by the Folkclub Waidhofen.
Nichtlandwirtschaftliche working places there
was economics and infrastructure in the year 2001 375, country and forest-economical enterprises after the collection 1999 138. The number thatEmployed person at the residence 2001 2.488 amounted to after the census. The activity rate was 2001 with 44,86 per cent.