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Encyclopedia > Mariahilf
6th District of Vienna
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Name: Mariahilf
Area: 1.48 km²
Population: 27,867 (as of 2001)
Density: 18,829 people per km²
Postal code: A-1060
Address of
District Office:
Amerlingstraße 11
A-1060 Wien
Official Website: www.wien.gv.at/mariahilf/ (German)
E-Mail: post@b06.magwien.gv.at
Politics
District Director Renate Kaufmann (SPÖ)
First Deputy Peter Chlup (SPÖ)
Second Deputy Haslauer Werner (Green)
Representation
(40 Members)
SPÖ 15, ÖVP 12, Green 10
FPÖ 3

Mariahilf is the sixth district of Vienna, with a population of 27,867 (2001) within an area of 1.48 km². Inhabitants according to official census figures: 1800 to 2005 Vienna in 1858 Vienna (German: Wien ) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (946x1217, 1040 KB) Wappen des 6. ... Image File history File links Kartewien6. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per volume. ... A postal code (known in various countries as a post code, postcode, or ZIP code) is a series of letters and/or digits appended to a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail. ... The Social Democratic Party of Austria (Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs, SPÖ) is a political party in Austria. ... The Social Democratic Party of Austria (Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs, SPÖ) is a political party in Austria. ... The Austrian Green Party (de: Die Krünen - Die Krüne Alternative, or Die Krünen) is a political party in the Austrian parliament. ... The Social Democratic Party of Austria (Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs, SPÖ) is a political party in Austria. ... The Austrian Peoples Party or Österreichische Volkspartei is an Austrian political party. ... The Austrian Green Party (de: Die Krünen - Die Krüne Alternative, or Die Krünen) is a political party in the Austrian parliament. ... The Austrian Freedom Party (Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs, abbreviated to FPÖ) is an Austrian political party usually associated with the name of Jörg Haider. ... Vienna is composed of 23 districts (Bezirke), which although they all have their own names are numbered for the sake of convenience. ... Inhabitants according to official census figures: 1800 to 2005 Vienna in 1858 Vienna (German: Wien ) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...

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Location

Mariahilf is located southwest of Vienna's centre (1st district). In the north, Mariahilfer Straße, Vienna's most important shopping street, is its border with Neubau, in the south the valley of the Vienna River, in the west the Gürtel. The Innere Stadt is the the first Viennese Municipality District. ... Neubau is the seventh district of Vienna, with a population of 28,292 people (2001) within an area of 1,61 km². It consists of the former Vorstädte of Neubau, Altlerchenfeld, St. ... The Wienfluss in the Stadtpark The Wien is a river that flows through the city of Vienna. ... The Währinger Gürtel quite close to Viennas General Hospital, Allgemeines Krankenhaus. ...


It consists of the five neighbourhoods (historical Vorstädte, i.e. towns): Mariahilf, Gumpendorf, Windmühle, Magdalenengrund and Laimgrube. Vorstadt is a German term that could be considered roughly considered equivalent to a suburb, i. ...


History

First settlements around the Roman roads of the area developed around the year 1000. In 1428, the name Im Schöff is mentioned for the first time, but this name was lost when the copy of a sacral painting from Passau was installed in a chapel of the graveyard, which came to be known as Mariahilf ("Mary's help"). A Roman road in Pompeii The Romans, as a military, commercial and political expedient, became adept at constructing roads; many long sections of them are ruler-straight, but it should not be thought that all of them were. ... // Events World Population 300 million. ... Events October 12 - English forces under Thomas Montacute, 4th Earl of Salisbury besiege Orléans. ... Old Town of Passau Passau (Latin: Batavia) is a town in Niederbayern, Eastern Bavaria, Germany, known also as Dreiflüssestadt (the City of three rivers), because the Danube River is joined there by the Inn River from the South, and the Ilz River coming out of the Bavarian Forest to... Saint Mary and Saint Mary the Virgin both redirect here. ...


More intensive settlement started only after the Second Turkish Siege of Vienna in 1683. The area was of some importance because the road to Schönbrunn Palace led through it. Combatants Holy League: Habsburgs, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Saxony, Bavaria, Other allies Ottoman Empire, Khanate of Crimea, Central Hungary, Transylvania, Wallachia, Moldavia Commanders John III Sobieski, Charles V of Lorraine Kara Mustafa Pasha Strength 70,000, (10,000 during siege) 138,000, (200,000 during siege) Casualties 4,000 killed 15... Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... Schönbrunn Palace (Schloss Schönbrunn) in Vienna is one of the most important cultural monuments in Austria and since the 1860s has also been one of the major tourist attractions in Vienna. ...


Gumpendorf was mentioned in 1130 for the first time and developed from a Roman watchtower. It was subject to various feudal lords and was sold to the municipality of Vienna in 1798. Events February 13 - Innocent II is elected pope An antipope schism occurs when Roger II of Sicily supports Anacletus II as pope instead of Innocent II. Innocent flees to France and Anacletus crowns Roger King. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... Feudalism comes from the Late Latin word feudum, itself borrowed from a Germanic root *fehu, a commonly used term in the Middle Ages which means fief, or land held under certain obligations by feodati. ... A municipality or general-purpose district (compare with: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government. ... 1798 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


Magdalenengrund was originally known as Im Saugraben an der Wien auf der Gstätten ("In the sow pit on the Wien on the meadow") and consisted only of vineyards. In 1698, some plots were released for construction. The Wienfluss in the Stadtpark The Wien is a river that flows through the city of Vienna. ... A vineyard Vineyard with bird netting Wine grapes with netting as protection against birds A vineyard (vignoble in French, vigna or vigneto in Italian, vinha in Portuguese, viña or viñedo in Spanish, Weinberg in German) is a place where grapes are grown for making wine, raisins, or table... Events January 4 - Palace of Whitehall in London is destroyed by fire. ...


The Laimgrube (clay pit) is probably the oldest part of Mariahilf. It was mentioned in 1291 for the first time, but has existed already since the 11th century. Its name is derived from the clay soil, which was used to produce bricks. The Gay Head cliffs in Marthas Vineyard are made almost entirely of clay. ... For broader historical context, see 1290s and 13th century. ... As a means of recording the passage of time, the 11th century was that century which lasted from 1001 to 1100. ... The Gay Head cliffs in Marthas Vineyard are made almost entirely of clay. ... An old brick wall in English bond laid with alternating courses of headers and Brick is an artificial stone made by forming clay into rectangular blocks which are hardened, either by burning in a kiln or sometimes, in warm and sunny countries, by sun-drying. ...


Windmühle (windmill) developed from a feudal holding used by various monastic orders. In 1529 it was destroyed during the First Turkish Siege. Emperor Ferdinand I had the ownerhsip transferred to Johann Francolin, subject to the condition that he should build windmills there. However, he had only one mill built. Monasticism (from Greek: monachos—a solitary person) is the religious practice of renouncing all worldly pursuits in order to fully devote ones life to spiritual work. ... Events April 22 - Treaty of Saragossa divides the eastern hemisphere between Spain and Portugal, stipulating that the dividing line should lie 297. ... Combatants Austria with Bohemian, German & Spanish mercenaries Ottoman Empire Commanders Nicholas, Graf von Salm Suleiman I Strength 20,000 and 72 guns 120,000 (108,000 ottoman infantry and cavalry, 12,000 janissaries) and 300 guns Casualties Unknown 20,000-25,000 The Siege of Vienna of 1529, as distinct... Ferdinand I Habsburg Ferdinand I (10 March 1503–25 July 1564), Holy Roman Emperor (1556–1564), was born in Madrid, the son of Juana the Mad, Queen of Castile (1479–1555), and Philip I the Handsome, King of Castile (1478–1506), who was heir to Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I... Spanish Windmills at La Mancha A windmill is an engine powered by the wind to produce energy, often contained in a large building as in traditional post mills, smock mills and tower mills. ...


On March 6, 1850, the five Vorstädte of Gumpendorf, Mariahilf, Windmühle, Magdalenengrund and Laimgrube became part of Vienna as the Fifth District, Mariahilf. When Wieden was split into two districs in 1861, it became the 6th District. In 1862, some areas north of Mariahilfer Straße were ceded to the 7th District (Neubau). March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Wieden is the fourth district of Vienna. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Neubau is the seventh district of Vienna, with a population of 28,292 people (2001) within an area of 1,61 km². It consists of the former Vorstädte of Neubau, Altlerchenfeld, St. ...


Education

Beside some buildings of the Vienna University of Technology, Mariahilf hosts the Franz Schubert Conservatory and the central vocational schools for electrical engineering, information technology, metallurgy, glass-ceramic, sanitary engineering, heating engineering and air conditioning technology. Front view of the main old building of the Vienna University of Technology towards the Karlskirche Vienna University of Technology is one of the major universities in Vienna, the capital of Austria. ... Electrical Engineers design power systems… … and complex electronic circuits. ... Information Technology (IT)[1] is a broad subject concerned with the use of technology in managing and processing information, especially in large organizations. ... Metallurgy is a domain of materials science and of materials engineering that studies the physical and chemical behavior of metallic elements, their intermetallic compounds, and their mixtures, which are called alloys. ... Glass-ceramic is a mixture of glass and ceramic materials (mainly lithium-, silicon-, or aluminium-oxides) yielding a material that is impervious to even extreme temperature shocks. ...


Celebrities associated with Mariahilf

Franz Joseph Haydn[1] (March 31 or April 1, 1732 – May 31, 1809) was one of the most prominent composers of the Classical period, called the Father of the Symphony and Father of the String Quartet. A life-long resident of Austria, Haydn spent most of his career as a... Ferdinand Raimund (born June 1, 1790, died September 5, 1836) was an Austrian actor and dramatist. ... Michael Thonet was born on 2 July 1796 in Bopard-am-Rhein, Prussia (present day Germany). ... Siegfried Marcus 1831-1898 Siegfried Samuel Marcus (born in Malchin, Mecklenburg, Germany, on 1831-09-18, died in Vienna on 1898-07-01) was a German – Austrian inventor and automobile pioneer of Jewish ancestry. ...

Sights

Vienna, Raimund Theater The Raimund Theater is a theatre in the Mariahilf district of Vienna, Austria. ... The Theater an der Wien is a historic theatre in Vienna. ... The Naschmarkt is Viennas most popular market. ... The Fillgraderstiege is a staircase in the sixth district of Vienna, Mariahilf. ...

External links

  • Mariahilferstrasse: Vienna's largest shopping street.


Districts of Mariahilf
Gumpendorf - Laimgrube - Magdalenengrund - Mariahilf - Windmühle


Vienna is composed of 23 districts (Bezirke), which although they all have their own names are numbered for the sake of convenience. ... Gumpendorf is the 6th district in Vienna, Austria. ...

Districts of Vienna
I. Innere Stadt | II. Leopoldstadt | III. Landstraße | IV. Wieden | V. Margareten | VI. Mariahilf | VII. Neubau | VIII. Josefstadt | IX. Alsergrund | X. Favoriten | XI. Simmering | XII. Meidling | XIII. Hietzing | XIV. Penzing | XV. Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus | XVI. Ottakring | XVII. Hernals | XVIII. Währing | XIX. Döbling | XX. Brigittenau | XXI. Floridsdorf | XXII. Donaustadt | XXIII. Liesing

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Mariahilf - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (441 words)
Mariahilf is the sixth district of Vienna, with a population of 27,867 (2001) within an area of 1.48 km².
Mariahilf is located southwest of Vienna's centre (1st district).
In the north, Mariahilfer Straße, Vienna's most important shopping street, is its border with Neubau, in the south the valley of the Vienna River, in the west the Gürtel.
Mariahilf (260 words)
Kaiser Ferdinand I übertrug den Grund an Johann Francolin unter der Bedingung, hier Windmühlen aufzustelle.
Mariahilf wird im Norden von der Mariahilfer Straße, im Osten vom Getreidemarkt, im Süden vom Wiental, im Westen vom Gürtel eingegrenzt und befindet sich westlich der Inneren Stadt.
In Mariahilf befindet sich neben dem Franz Schubert Konservatorium für Musik und darstellende Kunst die Zentralberufsschule für die Zweige Elektrotechnik, Informationstechnik, Metall- und Glastechnik sowie für Sanitär-, Heizungs- und Klimatechnik.
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