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Burgenland
State o Austrick

Flag

Coat of arms
Kintra  Austrick
Caipital Eisenstadt
Government
 • Governor Hans Niessl (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 3,961.80 km2 (1,529.66 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 284,900
 • Density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code AT-1
NUTS Region AT1
Votes in Bundesrat 3 (of 62)
Website www.burgenland.at

Aboot this soond Burgenland  is the eastmaist an least populous state or Land o Austrick. It consists o twa Statutarstädte (towns with a charter) an seiven destricts wi in total 171 municipalities. It is 166 km lang frae north tae sooth but hintle narraeer frae wast tae east (5 km wide at Sieggraben). The region is a pairt o the Centrope Project.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Burgenland is the 7t lairgest o Austrick's 9 states, or Bundesländer, at 3,962 km². The heichest point in the province is Geschriebenstein, at 884 metres, the lawest point is 114 metres, near Apetlon.

Burgenland borders the Austrian provinces o Niederösterreich an Steiermark tae the wast, tae the northeast it borders Slovakie, Hungary tae the east an Slovenie tae the farthest sooth.

Burgenland an Hungary share the Neusiedler See, kent for its reeds an shallaeness, as well as the mild climate throughoot the year. The Neusiedler See is Austrick's lairgest lake servin as a lairge tourist attraction bringin ornithologists, sailors, an wind an kite surfers intae the region north o the lake.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Burgenland thare are twa Statutarstädte an seiven destricts. Frae north tae sooth:

The destricts o Burgenland

Statutarstädte[eedit | eedit soorce]

These combine the attributes o destrict an ceety.

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