On this page users will find all relevant information about the Austrian federal state Lower Austria. On the map you can see the landscapes of the federal state. These then lead to the municipalities of the province Lower Austria. Below the map there is a slider to switch to the political organisation of the province. On the political map, users can find the regions of the state Lower Austria, which in turn lead to the districts and municipalities. Below the map of the federal state Lower Austria there is detailed information about the federal state. This information includes a general description of the federal state, key figures and the area use of the federal state. In addition, users can also access the map of the state's companies and institutions by clicking on the company buttons. In addition to this additional information on the federal state Lower Austria and the presentation of the companies on the map, users can also explore detailed statistics and other interactive maps on topics such as land prices, population development and unemployment in the federal state Lower Austria in the subject area.
Lower Austria is Austria's largest federal state, and in the population statistics Lower Austria ranks second after Vienna.
The federal state is characterised by a very high proportion of arable land and pastures, which account for 47% of the area of Lower Austria. The share of forests is 39%. Viticulture is very important in the province. 61% of the Austrian winegrowing areas are in Lower Austria.
With five out of eight large landscapes (topographies), Lower Austria is the statistically most diverse federal state of Austria. The north-eastern flat and hilly country surrounds the federal state in the east from the Wachau to Steinfeld. The Bucklige Welt, which belongs to the Alpine East Beach, forms the southernmost tip.
In the south, the foothills of the Alps extend from the Lower Austrian Limestone Alps to the Vienna Woods at the gates of Vienna. The Haag-Amstetten and Wieselburg-St.Pölten landscapes belong to the Alpine foothills.
The landscapes of the Waldviertel in the northwest belong to the "Wald- & Mühlviertel".
In the north-eastern flat and hilly country and in the foothills of the Alps the population density is higher than in the entire province. 72% of Lower Austrians live there on 50% of the area.
The monastery crest (Schneeberg) is with 2.076m the highest mountain in Lower Austria.
The button below the map of Lower Austria allows you to switch from the geographical to the political view of the federal state of Lower Austria.