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Niederösterreich
Flag of Lower Austria
Flag
Coat of arms of Lower Austria
Coat of arms
Location of Lower Austria
Country  Austria
Capital Sankt Pölten
Government
 • Governor Erwin Pröll (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 19,186 km2 (7,408 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 1,612,000
 • Density 84.020/km2 (217.61/sq mi)

Lower Austria is a state in northeastern Austria. The capital of Lower Austria since 1986 is Sankt Pölten. Before the capital was Vienna. It has a border with the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Lower Austria is divided into four regions: Waldviertel, Mostviertel, Industrieviertel, and Weinviertel. There are 21 districts and 573 towns.