Schwechat

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Schwechat
Schwechat - Hauptplatz.JPG
Coat of arms of Schwechat
Location within Bruck an der Leitha district
Location within Bruck an der Leitha district
Schwechat is located in Austria
Schwechat
Schwechat
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°08′28″N 16°28′43″E / 48.14111°N 16.47861°E / 48.14111; 16.47861Coordinates: 48°08′28″N 16°28′43″E / 48.14111°N 16.47861°E / 48.14111; 16.47861
CountryAustria
StateLower Austria
DistrictBruck an der Leitha
Government
 • MayorKarin Baier (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total44.73 km2 (17.27 sq mi)
Elevation
162 m (531 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total18,026
 • Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
2320
Area code01
Vehicle registrationSW
Websitewww.schwechat.gv.at

Schwechat is a town in the district of Bruck an der Leitha in the Austrian state of Lower Austria, southeast of Vienna. In 2018, 18,026 people lived there.

It is known for the Vienna International Airport and Schwechater beer.

Schwechat is named after the river Schwechat, which flows through the centre of town.

References[change | change source]

  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.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Media related to Schwechat at Wikimedia Commons