Zwentendorf

Zwentendorf an der Donau is a small market municipality in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. It is located at 48°21′N 15°54′E, in the Tulln Basin on the southern bank of the Danube. The place attained public attention as the site of the only Austrian nuclear power station, which was completed but never went into operation. In a referendum on 5 November 1978, a narrow majority of 50.5% voted against putting the Zwentendorf nuclear plant into operation.[3]

Zwentendorf an der Donau
Nuclear power station at Zwentendorf

Coat of arms
Zwentendorf an der Donau
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°20′33″N 15°54′50″E
CountryAustria
StateLower Austria
DistrictTulln
Government
  MayorHermann Kühtreiber (SPÖ)
Area
  Total53.9 km2 (20.8 sq mi)
Elevation
182 m (597 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
  Total3,982
  Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
3435
Area code02277
Vehicle registrationTU
Websitewww.zwentendorf.at

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18692,562    
18802,624+2.4%
18902,585−1.5%
19002,529−2.2%
19102,782+10.0%
19232,772−0.4%
19342,945+6.2%
19513,079+4.6%
19613,123+1.4%
19713,123+0.0%
19813,170+1.5%
19913,280+3.5%
20013,715+13.3%
20113,920+5.5%
20144,001+2.1%

History

Near Zwentendorf was from 1 to the 5th century a.d. a Roman fort (Asturis). It was a part from Limes Norici of the Roman province Noricum.

See also

References


This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.