Neustift an der Lafnitz

  • SPÖ: 9
  • ÖVP: 4

Neustift an der Lafnitz (Hungarian: Lapincsújtelek ) is a market town in the district Oberwart in Burgenland in Austria.

  • 3.1 Demographics


The municipality is located in southern Burgenland. Neustift an der Lafnitz is the only place in the community.

Neighboring communities


The place was like the rest of Burgenland to 1920/21 Hungary ( German West Hungary). Since 1898, had to be used because of Magyarization the government in Budapest the Hungarian name Lapincsújtelek. 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 Johann Kremnitz (SPÖ ), Vice Mayor Ernst Pratl ( SPÖ). Head Office is Inge Bauer.

The distribution of seats (13 seats) in the municipal council is: SPÖ 9, 4 ÖVP, FPÖ 0, Green 0 0 lists and other mandates.

Economy and infrastructure

In Neustift an der Lafnitz a volunteer fire department is with three vehicles and a total of 70 active members.


  • Ernst Kogler ( born 1935 ), employee and politician