aerial view of eisenstadt
coat of arms
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eisenstadt (german pronunciation: [ˈaɪ̯zn̩ʃtat]; hungarian: kismarton, croatian: Željezni grad, Željezno, slovene: Železno) is a city in austria, the state capital of burgenland. it had a recorded population on 1 january 2018 of 14,476.
in the habsburg empire's kingdom of hungary, kismarton (eisenstadt) was the seat of the eszterházy hungarian noble family. the composer joseph haydn lived there as hofkapellmeister under esterházy patronage.