- SPÖ: 7
- ÖVP: 4
Weingraben (Croatian: Bajngrob, Hungarian: Borosd ) is a municipality with 352 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013 ) in Burgenland in the district Oberpullendorf in Austria. The ethnic group of Burgenland Croats is responsible for 43 % of the population. Parts of the municipality is part of the Natural Park Landseer mountains.
The municipality is located in Central Burgenland, in the foothills of the Hunchback world. Weingraben is the only place in the community.
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 today Weingraben then lay 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 Borosd. 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 Peter Alfred Kohlmann of the SPÖ.
The distribution of seats (11 seats) in the municipal council is 7 SPÖ, ÖVP 4, FPÖ 0, Green 0 0 lists and other mandates.
Culture and sights
The philosopher and writer Volker Zotz lived and wrote at the beginning of the nineties in Weingraben.