The clickable images and aerial photographs further below show material related to Weinviertel. The Weinviertel ("wine quarter") or Viertel unter dem Manhartsberg ("area below the Manhartsberg") is located in the northeast of Lower Austria.
In the east, the Weinviertel borders Slovakia at the March River. In the south, it borders Mostviertel and Industrieviertel, its limits being the Wagram, the Danube and the Marchfeld. Its western neighbor is Waldviertel, the traditional border being the Manhartsberg. In the north, the Weinviertel is adjacent to the Czech Republic, more specifically Moravia. The river Thaya runs back and forth across the border.
The name Weinviertel is derived from Viticulture. It is Austria's largest wine growing area. The most important grape varieties are:
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Other important rivers are Göllersbach, Hamelbach, Pulkau, Rußbach, Schmida, Waidenbach, Weidenbach and Zaya.
Beside viticulture and agriculture, other industries contribute to the Weinviertel's economy. Most notably, there are some oil fields in its eastern part, which are exploited by OMV and located in the "oil communities" of Neusiedl an der Zaya, Zistersdorf, Matzen, Auersthal und Prottes.
Important rail connections are Franz Josef Railway, the North railway and the East railway.
The following administrative districts of Lower Austria are considered to be parts of the Weinviertel
- Gänserndorf (district)
- Hollabrunn (district)
- Korneuburg (district)
- Mistelbach (district)
- The court district of Kirchberg am Wagram, which is part of the administrative district of Tulln)
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Close places of interest
Museumsdorf Niedersulz (12.07 km) Museumsdorf Niedersulz is an open air museum in Austria that displays traditional buildings and architecture from the Weinviertel. It is located in the village of Sulz im Weinviertel, about 45 km north of Vienna in the province of Lower Austria. The Museumsdorf Niedersulz has over 80 original buildings and structures that have been transported from their original sites. The Village-Museum of Niedersulz is the largest open-air museum in Lower Austria and was founded in 1979. It consists of 80 historical buildings.
List of EHV-substations in Austria (16.72 km) List of substations connected to the 220 kV and/or the 380 kV-grid in Austria.
Wiesenthal (disambiguation) (17.86 km)Wiesenthal or Wiesental may mean: Places Wiesenthal, a municipality in Thuringia, Germany Oberwiesenthal, a town and ski resort in Erzgebirgs District, Saxony, Germany, known as Wiesenthal Wiesenthal an der Neiße, an old name of Lučany nad Nisou in the Czech Republic Wiesenthal, Bohemia, an old name for Loučná pod Klínovcem in the Czech Republic Wiesenthal, Brandenburg, an old name for Chlebice in Poland Wiesenthal, East Prussia, an old name for Bachorza, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship in Poland Wiesenthal, Pomerania, an old name for Święcianowo in Poland Wiesenthal, Posnan, an old na
Mistelbach District (18.51 km)Bezirk Mistelbach is a district of the state of Lower Austria in Austria. Municipalities Suburbs, hamlets and other subdivisions of a municipality are indicated in small characters.
Burg Kreuzenstein (18.71 km) Burg Kreuzenstein is a castle near Leobendorf in Lower Austria, Austria. It was constructed on the remains of an early medieval castle that had fallen into disrepair and was then demolished during the Thirty Years' war. Intended to be a family vault for the Wilczek family, it was rebuilt in the 19th century by Count Nepomuk Wilczek with money from the family's large Silesian coal mines. Kreuzenstein is interesting in that it was constructed out of sections of medieval structures purchased by the family from all over Europe to form an authentic-looking castle.
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Falkenstein Castle (Lower Austria) The ruins of Falkenstein Castle is located in the Weinviertel region of Lower Austria, about 55 km north of Vienna near the border to Czech Republic. The history of the castle from the 11th century is as old as the settlement of the region. It was founded around 1050 by Emperor Henry III. 1106 Leopold III, Margrave of Austria purchased the castle, from then on it was owned by the rulers of Austria. 1572 Maximilian II sold Falkenstein to the Baron (later Count) of Trautson. In 1645, in the last period of the Thirty Years' War Falkenstein was conquered by Swedish forces, but not destroyed.
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