Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Population 8,769 (1 Apr 2009)
|State Lower Austria|
Elevation 225 m (738 ft)
Postal codes 2344, 2346
Local time Tuesday 9:50 PM
|Weather 13°C, Wind SE at 5 km/h, 73% Humidity|
Points of interest Liechtenstein Castle, Schwarzer Turm, Amphitheater ‑ künstliche Ruine im
Maria Enzersdorf is a town in the district of Mödling in the Austrian state of Lower Austria.
Map of Maria Enzersdorf, Austria
There are several castles and ruins in the forests surrounding Maria Enzersdorf, including Liechtenstein Castle and the Schwarzer Turm (Black Tower) in the surrounding forest and Schloss Hunyadi in the town itself.
Maria Enzersdorf was most likely settled by the Romans and the Celts. It is mentioned for the first time in the 12th century. During this time period was also when Liechtenstein Castle was constructed as a fortress against Eastern (Ottoman) enemies.
The town was destroyed in 1529 and 1683 by the first and second Turkish sieges.
From 1938 to 1954, the town was part of Vienna's 24th district.
The town is the location of the headquarters of the energy company EVN Group.