• SPÖ: 19
  • ÖVP: 4

Victory Village (Croatian: Cindrof, Hungarian: Cinfalva ) is a market town with 2937 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013 ) in the district of Eisenstadt-Umgebung in Burgenland in Austria. A relatively large proportion of the community 's population are members of the ethnic group of the Burgenland Croats.


The municipality is located in the northern Burgenland 7 km from the state capital of Eisenstadt on the border with Hungary and near the Lake Neusiedl.


Before Christ's birth, the area was part of the Celtic kingdom of Noricum and belonged to the area of the Celtic hillfort castle on the Schwarzenbacher Castle Hill.

In Schu 's forest and a half miles outside of the village have four burial mounds from the Late Bronze Age through to an earlier settlement.

Later, under the Romans, today's victory village was then in the province of Pannonia.

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 Cinfalva. 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 ).



The municipal area of the village win both members of the German - and the Burgenland - Croatian ethnic group live. According to the census of 2001, 49% of the population to German-speaking and 38% profess the Burgenland - Croat minority. In addition, 6.4% identified as Croats.

85 % of the municipality 's population are members of the Roman Catholic Church.


Mayor Rainer Porics of the SPÖ.

The distribution of seats (23 seats) in the municipal council is SPÖ 19, ÖVP 4

Culture and sights

The Baroque parish church of the village win - in an elevated position - was built in 1659. In it there is the so-called bell Madonna.

Under the present name Klosterkeller a castle from the 16th century has survived. In the early 18th century Holy Trinity Column was built. In Victory Village, is also located a monument to Karl Renner.

Economy and infrastructure

In victory village was located until 1989, a traditional sugar factory whose owner played an important role in the cultural life of the region. The Commercial Zone East in victory village is now home to several commercial and industrial establishments.

The tourist resort is a popular holiday destination because of its mild climate and many sunny days. The locally grown wine is served in taverns and country inns.


  • Norbert Barisits ( b. 1957 ), football coach
  • Antonia Hausmair (* 1995), winner of Austrias Next Topmodel 2012
  • Oswald Klikovits (* 1959), politician ( ÖVP)
  • Josef Mayer (* 1925), politician ( SPÖ)
  • Thomas Parits ( b. 1946 ), football player and coach
  • Prior Walter (* 1947), politician ( SPÖ)
  • Ernst Conrad Sedlmayr (1868-1939), an agricultural economist
  • Stefan Springschitz (1895-1987), Baupolier and politician ( SPÖ)
  • Gerhard Steier (* 1956), politician ( SPÖ)
  • Jenő Takács (1902-2005), composer and pianist