• ÖVP: 6
  • SPÖ: 5
  • FBL: 4

Eltendorf (Hungarian: Ókörtvélyes ) is an Austrian municipality in the district Jenner village in Burgenland, with 981 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013).

  • 3.1 Demographics


The municipality is located in southern Burgenland.

Community structure

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

  • Eltendorf (542 )
  • Zahling (425 )

The municipality comprises the cadastral Elten village and Zahling.


The place belonged, like the rest of Burgenland until 1920/21 Hungary ( German West Hungary). Since 1898, had to be used because of Magyarization the government in Budapest the Hungarian name Ókörtvélyes.

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 ).




Mayor Josef Pfeiffer of the ÖVP.

The distribution of seats (15 seats) in the municipal council is 5 SPÖ, ÖVP 6, FPÖ 0, Green 0, and other lists ( Free citizens list) 4 mandates.

Culture and sights

  • Protestant parish AB 1791 Built -aisled hall church, the southern facade tower is provided with a pointed spire; the church is located in Elten village.
  • Roman Catholic. Branch Church of St. Lawrence: small, originally Romanesque nave church with drawn lower semicircular apse. During the last renovation sensational Romanesque frescoes were uncovered by restorers of the Federal Monuments Office in the apse. The church is located in Zahling.

Community partnership


  • Julius Nikles (* 1924), farmer and politician