Seibersdorf

Seibersdorf

Discussion
Ask a question about 'Seibersdorf'
Start a new discussion about 'Seibersdorf'
Answer questions from other users
Full Discussion Forum
 
Encyclopedia
Seibersdorf is an Austria
Austria
Austria , officially the Republic of Austria , is a landlocked country of roughly 8.4 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the...

n market town with 1,283 residents in the District of Baden in Lower Austria
Lower Austria
Lower Austria is the northeasternmost state of the nine states in Austria. The capital of Lower Austria since 1986 is Sankt Pölten, the most recently designated capital town in Austria. The capital of Lower Austria had formerly been Vienna, even though Vienna is not officially part of Lower Austria...

.

Geography


Seibersdorf lies in the industrial belt of Lower Austria. The municipality has an area of 20.2 km², 9.36 percent of which is forested.

Seibersdorf contains the following districts: Deutsch-Brodersdorf, Seibersdorf.

History


In antiquity, the area was part of the Roman province
Roman province
In Ancient Rome, a province was the basic, and, until the Tetrarchy , largest territorial and administrative unit of the empire's territorial possessions outside of Italy...

 of Pannonia
Pannonia
Pannonia was an ancient province of the Roman Empire bounded north and east by the Danube, coterminous westward with Noricum and upper Italy, and southward with Dalmatia and upper Moesia....

. Located in the Austrian heartland, Lower Austria played a key part in much of Austrian history.

Business and Infrastructure


Seibersdorf is best known as the home of Austrian Research Centers now changed to Austrian Institute of Technology AIT
Austrian Research Centers
The Austrian Institute of Technology is an Austrian application-oriented R&D company, employing more than 850 people in various locations across Austria...

. The International Atomic Energy Agency
International Atomic Energy Agency
The International Atomic Energy Agency is an international organization that seeks to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and to inhibit its use for any military purpose, including nuclear weapons. The IAEA was established as an autonomous organization on 29 July 1957...

also operates laboratories within the same premises.