is the 21st district
().Floridsdorf is located in the northern part of Vienna.
The District Office and the centre of Floridsdorf are located round Am Spitz
, at the junction of Prager Straße
Street) and Brünner Straße
Since 2004, Floridsdorf has had its own tower: the Florido Tower.
(Shopping Center Nord) is the biggest shopping centre in Floridsdorf.
Parts of Floridsdorf were formerly villages.For example, there are Stammersdorf, Strebersdorf and Leopoldau.Because of this, Floridsdorf is mostly a very rural district, with many taverns selling homegrown wine
The first settlers are estimated to have come between 4000 and 2000 B.C.
Judging from stone tools that have been found, they appeared to be hunters.
Around 500 BC Celtic
people came, but were soon driven out by the Romans. For a long time it was uninhabited; it became a buffer zone
between Rome and Germanic tribes.
Hills and waters
In the north of Floridsdorf, the area is dominated by the southern foothills of the Bisamberg
hill, as the terrain of the municipal district. While the summit of Bisamberg is already in Lower Austria, it is the Summit Falkenberg which is the highest point in Floridsdorf.
forms the southwestern border district. A part of the New Danube
and a section of the Danube Island
are in Floridsdorf, while the water area immediately beyond the Danube island is in the Döbling
district area. The Vienna Danube......