Durnkrut, Austria
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Durnkrut, Austria
Dürnkrut Palace
Dürnkrut Palace
Coat of arms of Dürnkrut
Coat of arms
Dürnkrut is located in Austria
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°28?N 16°51?E / 48.467°N 16.850°E / 48.467; 16.850Coordinates: 48°28?N 16°51?E / 48.467°N 16.850°E / 48.467; 16.850
StateLower Austria
 o MayorHerbert Bauch (SPÖ)
 o Total30.39 km2 (11.73 sq mi)
161 m (528 ft)
 o Total2,267
 o Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Area code02538

Dürnkrut (Slovak: Kruta, Suchá Kruta, Czech: Suché Kruty) is a market town in the district of Gänserndorf in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. Castle Dürnkrut (pictured) is the most famous landmark of the town. The town is agricultural with some noteworthy businesses. Crops grown in the flatter areas are canola, corn, sunflowers and sugar beets. The rolling hils are planted with wine grapes by local vintners.

Dürnkrut is located on the March river, which often floods and also forms the border with Slovakia. The last big flood was in 2006, at which time many houses near to the river were flooded with 2 meters of water.[] Dürnkrut is located on the Austrian Railways Nordbahn line. In former times there was a big sugar factory that made the sugar beets into refined sugar. It was closed down many years ago but some of the buildings are still standing. The wine street offers many old wines.

The sister town of Waidendorf is located 2 km away, and has even more on.


Nearby municipalities

See also


  1. ^ "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 2019.

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