Bad Tatzmannsdorf

  • ÖVP: 8
  • SPÖ: 7
  • FPÖ: 2
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Bad Tatzmannsdorf (Hungarian Tarcsafürdő, Croatian Tarca ) is a municipality with 1384 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013 ) in Burgenland in the district Oberwart in Austria and the largest spa town in Burgenland.

  • 3.1 Demographics


The municipality is located in southern Burgenland in the district of Upper warden.

Community structure

The municipality comprises the three villages (in brackets population as of 31 October 2011):

  • Bad Tatzmannsdorf (652)
  • Jormannsdorf ( 583 )
  • Sulzriegel (131 )

The municipality comprises the cadastral Bad Tatzmannsdorf, Jormannsdorf and Sulzriegel.


The place was like the rest of Burgenland to 1920/21 Hungary ( German West Hungary). By 1750 the place was in possession of various gentry families and was acquired in that year by the Count Batthyány, who joined him their rule amber.

Among the Batthyánys the 1620 first mentioned bathing was expanded generous. From 1889 also the Moor occurrence for mud baths were used, so that Tatzmannsdorf was considered a " Hungarian Lazne ".

Since 1898, had to be used because of Magyarization the government in Budapest the Hungarian name Tarcsafürdő. After the end of World War II German West Hungary was awarded in the Treaties of St. Germain and Trianon in 1919 Austria after tough negotiations. The place belongs since 1921 to the newly founded State of Burgenland (see also history of Burgenland ). 1926 the spa town of the title "Bad" was awarded.

In 1971 the municipalities Jormannsdorf and Sulzriegel were merged with Bad Tatzmannsdorf.




Mayor Ernst Karner of the People's Party, Deputy Mayor Mag Gert cushion of the SPÖ. The distribution of seats in the municipal council (19 seats) is 8 ÖVP, SPÖ 7, 2 FP and 2 list NOW.

Culture and sights

  • The open-air museum in Bad Tatzmannsdorf Southern Burgenland buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries was opened in 1972.
  • The Kurmuseum gives an overview of the development of the spa industry in Bad Tatzmannsdorf, the largest spa town in Burgenland, from 1620 to the present. It was opened in 1990.
  • A Bread Museum is located in the Kurkonditorei Gradwohl.
  • The railway line Oberwart - Bad Tatzmannsdorf - Oberschützen is since the summer of 2005 by the non-profit organization FROWOS - revitalized Friends of the railway line Oberwart top shooters.
  • The Roman Catholic parish church of St. John the Baptist was built in the years 1967/68 on the site of an earlier church from 1896.
  • The Peace Church of the Protestant parish AB was built pillar in 1968 after plans by the architect G..


  • Boletus Arnold (1893-1974), composer
  • Thomas von Trattner (1719-1798), printer, bookseller and publisher
  • Erwin Schranz (* 1950), politician
  • Kurt Macek (* 1959), politician