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Brunn am Gebirge

Brunn am Gebirge

Brunn aum Gebiage
Coat of arms of Brunn am Gebirge
Coat of arms
Brunn am Gebirge is located in Austria
Brunn am Gebirge
Brunn am Gebirge
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 48°6′N 16°17′E / 48.100°N 16.283°E / 48.100; 16.283
CountryAustria
StateLower Austria
DistrictMödling
Government
 • MayorAndreas Linhart
Area
 • Total7.26 km2 (2.80 sq mi)
Elevation
295 m (968 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total11,864
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
2345
Area code02236
WebsiteBrunnamgebirge.at

Brunn am Gebirge (Central Bavarian: Brunn aum Gebiage) is a town in the district of Mödling in the Austrian state of Lower Austria.

History

Excavations from the Neolithic period show that the area was already inhabited 6000 BC and Brunn making it the earliest known farming settlement in Austria. Also Awarengräber that were found in Mödling, suggest that inhabited the area at that time already. Because of excavations, it is believed that the Roman settlement here was for veterans.

In modern times, it was the birthplace (1890) of the composer Hans Gál.

Culture

Since 2007 Brunn am Gebirge is organizer of the International Piano Blues and Boogie Woogie Festival where Little Willie Littlefield, Carl Sonny Leyland, Axel Zwingenberger, Dana Gillespie, Sonny and his Wild Cows, Michael Pewny, Stella Jones, Kim Cooper from The Rounder Girls, Lila Ammons, Vince Weber, Silvan Zingg, Axel Ramerseder, Mojo Blues Band, Jan Preston, Martin Pyrker, Al Cook, The Untuchables, The Hot Shakers, Ed Philips, Meena Cryle, The Boogie Boys, Dan Popek, Wendy De Witt, Angela Brown, Janice Harrington and many more performed.[3]

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19717,080—    
19817,975+12.6%
19918,573+7.5%
20019,422+9.9%
201111,196+18.8%

References

  1. ^ "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Int. Brunner Boogie & Blues Festival". Boogieblues.at. 2015-06-20. Archived from the original on 2016-08-16. Retrieved 2016-07-22.