Schwechat (river)

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Schwechat River
River
Countries Austria
State Lower Austria
Tributaries
 - left Sattelbach, Mödlingbach, Petersbach, Liesing
 - right Triesting, Kalter Gang
Towns Baden, Schwechat
Source
 - location Schöpfl, Vienna Woods
Mouth Danube
 - location near Schwechat
Length 62 km (39 mi)

The Schwechat is a river in Austria.

Part of it forms St Helena's Valley (Helenental or Helenenthal), named for the parish church of St Helena (Pfarrkirche St Helena) about 2 miles (3 km) from Baden.[1] Originally gothic, it's since been replaced by a baroque structure.

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Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Baedeker (2000), p. 107.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Baedeker's Austria, Baedeker's Guides, translated from the German by James Hogarth for AA Publishing, 2000 .

Coordinates: 48°08′15″N 16°33′37″E / 48.1375°N 16.5603°E / 48.1375; 16.5603