Sankt Pölten

town in Austria, capital of Lower Austria

Sankt Pölten (German pronunciation: [zaŋkt ˈpœltn̩] (About this soundlisten); East Central Austro-Bavarian: St. Pödn), mostly abbreviated to the official name St. Pölten,[3] is a city in Austria. It is the capital and a district of Lower Austria. About 53,000 people lived there (2016). It lies in the Mostviertel region.

Sankt Pölten
A view of Sankt Pölten in 2005
A view of Sankt Pölten in 2005
Coat of arms of Sankt Pölten
Coat of arms
Location of St. Pölten within Lower Austria
Location of St. Pölten within Lower Austria
Sankt Pölten is located in Austria
Sankt Pölten
Sankt Pölten
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°12′00″N 15°37′00″E / 48.20000°N 15.61667°E / 48.20000; 15.61667Coordinates: 48°12′00″N 15°37′00″E / 48.20000°N 15.61667°E / 48.20000; 15.61667
CountryAustria
StateLower Austria
DistrictStatutory city
Government
 • MayorMatthias Stadler (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total108.44 km2 (41.87 sq mi)
Elevation
267 m (876 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total54,649
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
3100, 3104, 3105, 3106, 3107, 3108, 3140, 3151, 3385
Area code02742
Vehicle registrationP
Websitewww.st-poelten.gv.at

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  3. "St. Pöltner Stadtrecht 1977". Retrieved 28 February 2015.

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