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Encyclopedia > Ybbs an der Donau
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Ybbs Coat of Arms Map of Ybbs an der Donau in Austria
Basic Information
Country: Austria
State: Niederösterreich
Region: Mostviertel
District: Melk (ME)
Area: 23.82 km²
Population: 5,684 (VZ 15. May 2001)
Population density: 239/km²
Elevation: 224 m
Area Code: 3370
Postal Code: 07412
Coordinates: 48° 10' 38" N, 15° 05' 07" E
Website: ybbs.at
Politics
Mayor: Anton Sirlinger

Ybbs an der Donau is a city in Austria. It was established in 1317. Throughout the town, from the intersection of the important Handelsstraßen and along the Danube the town has preserved a site that already had great economic importance during the Middle Ages. This is the reason for the very early award of incorporation as a town. Look up country in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Since Austria is a federal republic according to the constitutional framework of Austrian politics, Austrias nine provinces are customarily referred to as States of Austria or Bundesländer, singular Bundesland. ... Lower Austria (Niederösterreich) is one of the nine federal states or Bundesländer in Austria. ... Map of Lower Austria showing districts and the four quarters (Waldviertel in green, Weinviertel in red, Mostviertel in yellow and Industrieviertel in blue) Lower Austria (de: Niederösterreich) is one of the nine states or Länder in Austria. ... Mostviertel (English: Must Quarter) is the southwestern of the four quarters of Lower Austria. ... attention Cities grow, often absorbing many towns and/or villages that may retain their names, or they may be described by a number after having been absorbed by the city. ... The district Melk west the lower-Austrian state capital St. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... To call an Austrian phone number from outside Austria, you will need to dial: International access code + 43 (country code) + area Code + Telephone Number. ... . ... See Cartesian coordinate system or Coordinates (elementary mathematics) for a more elementary introduction to this topic. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ...

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Coat of arms

Description

On a siver shield lies a red city wall with battlements that an open gate and raised portcullis, which are dominated by two towers. Between the towers floats a green Linden bough, and the red-white-red Bindenschild.


Colors: Red-White-Red


Coat of Arms Bestowal: unknown; at least since the 14th century. This 14th-century statue from south India depicts the gods Shiva (on the left) and Uma (on the right). ...


Sister cities

Stone arch bridge over the Trebbia river Bobbio is a city in the Piacenza province of the Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy. ...

Business and Infrastructure

  • In northwestern Ybbs is the Ybbs-Persenbeug Factory, the first river-water-run power plant on the Austrian Danube.
The Ybbs-Persenbeug Factory
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The Ybbs-Persenbeug Factory
  • Between November 11, 1907, and September 22, 1953, Ybbs was on the Ybbser Highway, the shortest highway line in the world. It was 2.94 km long and connected the town with the train station in Westbahn.

1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) is a common year starting on Thursday. ...

See also

The following is a list of cities and towns in Austria: List of cities and towns by population size Vienna - 1,504,100 Graz - 216,100 Linz - 184,800 Salzburg - 145,800 Innsbruck - 116,400 Klagenfurt - 89,700 Villach - 57,900 Wels - 56,600 Sankt Pölten - 49,600 Dornbirn...

External links

  • ((German)) R.-k. The Parish of Ybbs an der Donau
  • ((Italian)) Bobbio, Italy

References

  • The information in this article is based on and/or translated from its German equivalent.

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