Tulln District

The district is located in Tulln Tulln field in the eastern half of Lower Austria, north-west of Vienna. The Danube flows through the county from west to east. According to the new classification of Lower Austria, the district of Tulln will be counted in the main region " Lower Austria Center".


Originally belonged to the court of the district of Tulln and Klosterneuburg ( in the then limits) for District Commission Hernals, 1890 for a short time Bezirkshauptmannschaft Waehring, the former judicial district of Kirchberg am Wagram to Bezirkshauptmannschaft Krems and former Judicial District Atzenbrugg to Bezirkshauptmannschaft St Pölten. After the abandonment of the district Waehring due to the incorporation of the district capital of the district of Tulln to Vienna was founded in 1892 ( Reich Law Gazette No. 179/1891 ).

Klosterneuburg, as well as the surrounding communities then independent Kierling, Maria Gugging and Höflein on the Danube, which now belong to Klosterneuburg were separated and incorporated in 1938 to Vienna, came back in 1954 to Lower Austria, but the newly built district of Vienna environment.

Regions in Lower Austria

Traditionally, Lower Austria is divided into four "quarters" that must, forest, wine and industrial area. Since there are neither binding nor legally relevant areas, no exact boundaries have been defined. If the Tullnerfeld previously attributed to the cider district as Lower Austria is divided according to a new division on the part of the country into five main regions, the "center of Lower Austria " consists of the four mentioned and the new area, which includes the entire district of Tulln is counted, thereby no longer falls simultaneously in two areas.


The major thoroughfares intersect the district in east-west direction. North of the Danube runs the Stockerauer expressway S5, it is part of the spacious landscaped around Vienna ring road. At the western end of the district of the Kremser Expressway ( S33) branches off from the S5 direction from St. Pölten, what with the main traffic artery of Austria, the Western Highway, connects the region and therefore excludes the beltway. The Federal Highway 1 is another important compound, which runs through the Tullner field.

From Vienna to Tulln the route of the Franz Josef Railway is located south of the Danube, crosses it and then performs on the north bank continues to Gmünd and Krems on the Danube. The Tullnerfelder path branches off to Tulln and runs along the south bank of the Danube to St. Pölten. At the same time this route was connected to the new course of the Western Railway. The Tullner field station provides a commuter train station represents the node

The Danube itself can be crossed only in two places in Tulln in the district, the newer Rose bridge was constructed as a relief for the old Tulln Danube bridge, over which runs the railroad.

Administrative divisions

The district of Tulln is divided into 21 municipalities, including a city and 16 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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