Dobersberg, Lower Austria, market town in the district of Waidhofen an der Thaya, alt. 465 m, pop. 1,801 (1981: pop. 1,897), area 47.60 km2, on the River Thaya, near the border to the Czech Republic in the northern Waldviertel region. - District Chamber of Agriculture, Lower Austrian district agricultural authorities, civilian airfield, landscape preservation area (includes the cadastral districts of D., Riegers and Merkengersch), nature preserve; wood manufacturing, production of textiles. - First documented in 1112, parish church with Gothic choir, Baroque nave and late Gothic tabernacle, Dobersberg castle (around 1570, altered in 1805, renovated in 1972) with collections of insects and minerals and large park, now municipal administrative offices.
Literature#Naturparkverein Dobersberg (ed.), Thayatal Naturpark Dobersberg, 1982.