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Lower Austria

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Niederösterreich
Bundesland AT-3 (ISO)
Capital St. Pölten
Governor Erwin Pröll (ÖVP)
Area
 - Total
Ranked 1st
19,174 km²
Population
 - Total (2001)
 - Density
Ranked 2nd
1,545,804
81/km²
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The flag of Niederösterreich
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The state of Niederösterreich on the map of Austria


Lower Austria (Niederösterreich) is one of the nine federal states or Bundesländer in Austria. The Capital of Lower Austria (since 1986) is St. Pölten — the newest capital town in Austria. The state borders on Slovakia, Czech Republic, and on the other Austrian states of Upper Austria, Styria and Burgenland. The state surrounds Wien (Vienna). With a land area of 19.174 km˛ and a population almost 1.5 million people, it is the largest state in Austria.

Sectors

Lower Austria is divided into four sectors: the Waldviertel, Mostviertel, Industrieviertel, and Weinviertel. The Wachau, a region between Melk and Krems in the Mostviertel, is famous for its landscape, culture, and wine.

21 Precincts (Bezirke)

Amstetten, Baden, Bruck/Leitha, Gänserndorf, Gmünd, Hollabrunn, Horn, Korneuburg, Krems a.d. Donau, Krems/Stadt, Lilienfeld, Melk, Mistelbach, Mödling, Neunkirchen, Scheibbs, St. Pölten, St. Pölten Stadt, Tulln, Waidhofen/Thaya, Waidhofen/Ybbs Stadt, Wiener Neustadt, Wiener Neustadt Stadt, Wien-Umgebung, Zwettl, and 573 Gemeinden

External link

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