Melk District

The district Melk west of the Lower Austrian capital Sankt Pölten includes areas in the forest district north of the Danube and in the Most district south of the Danube.


The district of Melk in 1896 from parts of the districts Scheibbs (former Judicial District Mank ), Amstetten ( district court Ybbs in the then limits) and St. Pölten ( judicial district of Melk in the then boundaries ) formed ( Reich Law Gazette No. 135/1896 ).

1939, the majority of the abandoned district Poeggstall ( former judicial districts Poeggstall and Donau ) to do so.

1951-1971 consisted in Poeggstall a Political Expositur since located there, as also in Ybbs, a field office.

Administrative divisions

The district Melk is divided into 40 municipalities, including four cities and 27 market towns.

The most important of the abbreviations used are:

  • M = center of the municipality
  • Stt = district
  • R = Rotte
  • W = hamlet
  • D = village
  • ZH = Scattered houses
  • Sdlg = settlement
  • E = bowery (only if they have their own locality code)

The complete list that uses the Statistics Austria, can be found at Topographic settlement Labelling according to STAT

Please note that some places may have different spellings. So Katastralgemeinden write differently than the same localities.

Source: Statistics Austria - List of Lower Austria (PDF)


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