- ÖVP: 15
- SPÖ: 6
Vitis is a market town with 2635 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013 ) in the district of Waidhofen an der Thaya in Lower Austria.
- 2.1 Population development
Vitis is located in the northern Waldviertel in Lower Austria and is traversed by the German Thaya. The area of the municipality covers 55.51 square kilometers. 23.58 percent of the area is forested.
Vitis is located on the Waldviertel road B 2 and at the Franz - Josef -Bahn.
The municipality includes the following 16 places (in brackets population as of 31 October 2011):
- Eschenau (66 )
- Eulenbach (142 )
- Grafenschlag (96 )
- Great Rupprecht (184 )
- Heinreichs (194 )
- Jaudling (161)
- Jetzles (112 )
- Kaltenbach (132 )
- Kleingloms (56)
- Small Schönau (49 )
- Schacher village (60 )
- Schoberdorf (56 )
- Sparbach (92 )
- Stoies ( 19)
- Vitis ( 1148 )
- Alarm (76 )
Katastralgemeinden are Eschenau, Eulenbach, Grafenschlag, United Rupprecht, Heinreichs, Jaudling, Jetzles, Jetz reader Forest, Kaltenbach, Kleingloms, Small Schönau, Sparbach, Stoyes, Vitis and warning.
Vitis was first mentioned in 1150. In the core Austrian state of Lower Austria lying the place informed the eventful history of Austria. From the late 16th century and into the first half of the 17th century the place was a Protestant stronghold. The market, which was first attested in documents in 1462, was in the 18th and 19th centuries, one of the most important markets of the Waldviertel.
According to the results of the 2001 census, there were 2575 inhabitants. In 1991, the market town of 2564 inhabitants, 1981 and 2723 in 1971, 2831 inhabitants.
Mayor of the municipality is Anette Töpfl, office manager Josef Binder.
In the market there are local council after the local elections in 2010 with a total of 21 seats following distribution of seats: L.ÖVP 15, SPÖ 6
Culture and sights
The parish church of St. Bartholomew the Vitis is a Romanesque core structure with Gothic-arch windows and ribbed vaults. The high altar dates from the year 1732. Vitis In boxes also contain a Baroque chapel and a former toll built in 1753 Holy Trinity Column.
In the individual cadastral are mostly local bands, those with the oldest (built 1734/35 ) and Great Rupprechts to Saint Anthony ( built in 1770 ) are of Eulenbach to St. Anne.
Economy and infrastructure
Non-agricultural workplaces there were in 2001 109, agricultural and forestry holdings according to the 1999 survey 188 The number of persons employed at the residence was according to the 2001 census, 1148. The employment rate in 2001 was 45.98 percent.
- Karl Brunner (1889-1964), Austrian politician
- Angelika Kaufmann ( born 1935 ), Austrian illustrator