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Maria Enzersdorf

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Country  Austria
District  Mödling
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
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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.

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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.

History

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.

Economy

The town is the location of the headquarters of the energy company EVN Group.

References

Maria Enzersdorf Wikipedia


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