• ÖVP: 9
  • SPÖ: 4

Unterrabnitz - Schwendgraben (Hungarian: Alsórámóc - Répcefő, Croatian: Dolnji Ramac ) is a municipality in the district Oberpullendorf in Burgenland in Austria.

  • 3.1 Demographics
  • 4.1 Coat of Arms


The municipality is situated on the Rabnitz at the foothills of the Hunchback world in Central Burgenland, located at an altitude of 314m on the valley floor to about 470m above sea level. The municipality has an area of ​​13.93 km ², of which 61.1 % forest, 33.5 % agriculture, 3.3 % construction and transport and 2.1 % other surfaces.

Community structure

The municipality comprises the two villages (in brackets population as of 31 October 2011):

  • Schwendgraben (126 )
  • Unterrabnitz ( 526)

The municipality comprises the cadastral Schwendgraben and Unterrabnitz.


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.

Later, under the Romans were the places today Schwendgraben and Unterrabnitz in the province of Pannonia.

The place was like the rest of Burgenland to 1920/21 to Hungary. The place belongs since 1921 to the newly founded State of Burgenland (see also history of Burgenland ). In 1971, there was no formation of the large village Piringsdorf - Unterrabnitz - Schwendgraben, which was dissolved in 1991 again.




Mayor is Franz reel of the ÖVP.

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

Coat of arms

Blazon: Azure, a standing on a golden, covered with three blue wave bar mountain golden figure holding a arising from the floor tree in the front hand a downward golden ploughshare and the rear hand.

Culture and sights

  • Fort: in Unterrabnitz
  • Open-air museum early medieval village Unterrabnitz: The open-air museum gives life from around 500 to 1000 AD. Early Medieval village

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Joseph Behm (1815-1885), Hungary German church musician and composer

Regular events

  • Rabnitztaler painter weeks

Panoramic image