• ÖVP: 15
  • SPÖ: 5
  • GREEN: 4
  • FPÖ: 1

Jenner village (Hungarian Gyanafalva, Slovenian Ženavci ) is an Austrian city and suburban district ( Burgenland name of the district capital ) of the district Jenner village in Burgenland, with 4161 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013).


The city is located in the Raab Valley in Southern Burgenland, on the banks of the Raab, about four kilometers in a straight line from the Styrian and the Hungarian border. The nearest towns are the Hungarian border town Szentgotthárd (St. Gotthard ) and Fürstenfeld and Fehring in Styria.

Community structure

The municipality comprises the following four localities ( in parentheses population as of 31 October 2011):

  • Grieselstein ( 637)
  • Henn village in Burgenland (491 )
  • Jenner village ( 2386 )
  • Rax ( 683 )

The municipality comprises the cadastral Grieselstein, Henn village in Burgenland, Jenner village and Rax.


The first documentary mention as Janafalu was in 1187 in a papal bull of Pope Urban III .. The name is derived from " Ženavci ", which can best be translated as "women's village." Since it ( corresponding to the Slovenian ž today ) was at that time the Hungarian no " zs ", the volume is replaced by " gy" and the place of the suffix "- vci " ( " village ") was entered by the Hungarian " falu " ( " village ").

The place was until 1848 owned by Szentgotthárd monastery. The place was like the rest of Burgenland to 1920/21 Hungary ( German West Hungary). As of 1898, the Hungarian name Gyanafalva had to be used because of Magyarization the government in Budapest.

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 ).

Jenner village is suburban district since 1921 and was declared a town in 1977. The city motto is " Jenner village, the town at the spa. "


City ​​Arms

Blazon: In a golden by an inclined shaft left bar of red and green divided shield in red a golden cross in green a three-sided golden pyramid.

The cross comes from the pen of Arms of St. Gotthard in Hungary, one of whose reign Jenner village about seven centuries. The three -sided pyramid symbolizes the border triangle of Austria - Hungary - Slovenia. The wave bar is a symbol of the river Raab, which flows through the city.


Mayor is William Thomas of the ÖVP. City Council: In addition to the mayor include Vice Mayor Bernhard Hirczy, and the city councils OV. Ing Michael Janosch, SC. Joseph Kropf, SC. Alexander Schweizer, Karin Hirczy - Shepherds' Fields and Robert Necker to the City Council on. Head Office is OAF Judith Kinzl. Council: The distribution of seats (25 seats) in the municipal council is 5 SPÖ, ÖVP 15, 1 FPÖ, Green 4


  • Jenner village parish church: Roman Catholic, built 1780-1800, baroque, neo-Gothic carved altar of 1904

Regular events

  • Faschingsumzug: found in Jenner village every year a carnival parade with differently designed tractor trailers instead


There are companies in the textile industry ( Vossen Towels ), the food wholesale, leather processing ( Boxmark ) Optoelectronics ( Ledon Lighting, Lumitech and Lexedis ), construction ( hagebau Niederer ) and a technology center.


The station is located at the Styrian Eastern Railway (Graz Hbf - Saint Gotthard / Szentgotthárd ) leading Hungarian as Western Railway via Szombathely / Szombathely continue to Györ / Raab. Trains on Raaberbahn ROeEE / GySEV are of Sankt Gotthard / Szentgotthárd from over Steinamanger / Szombathely and Sopron / Sopron connections to and from Central Station and Vienna Wiener Neustadt Meidling available.


  • Kindergarten
  • Special School - Special Education Centre ( SPZ )
  • Elementary Schools in Grieselstein, Henn village and village Jenner
  • Secondary school with attached Polytechnic School
  • Federal Trade School for Information Technology (i- NOVA BHAS )
  • Bundesoberstufenrealgymnasium Jenner village

Public institutions

  • District Commission
  • District court
  • District Police Command
  • Labour
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Customs office
  • Disability day center
  • Youth Centre

Recreation and Sports

  • Outdoor pool
  • Skatepark
  • Football field
  • Raabtal - cycle paths
  • Canoeing: on the Raab
  • Judo: In the gymnasium of VS Jenner village


Sons and daughters of Jenner village

  • Georg Fiedler (1898-1983), Austrian politician (ÖVP ) and farmer
  • Richard Rezar (1922-2000), Austrian politician (FPÖ ) and Kaufmann
  • Erich Wonder ( born 1944 ), Austrian stage
  • Felix Luckmann, Austrian politician (NSDAP )


  • Rudolf Grohotolsky, Former Governor D., (1977 )
  • Anton Brückler, Mayor (1967 to 1992), (1993 )
  • Josef Csencsits, (2007)
  • Alois Luisser, pastor, (2000)


Interior of the Parish Church

Reception building in the village of Jenner Station

Br 2016, the ÖBB in Jenner village station with bi-level cars called "weasel "