The Austrian Association of Cities and Towns
The Austrian Association of Cities and Towns represents 259 members, including all towns with more than 10,000 inhabitants. The smallest city member accounts for 1,000 inhabitants.
The association was founded in 1915. The principal task is to represent the interests of local government in negotiations over the sharing of budgetary funds and taxing rights between the federal government, the provinces and local authorities (revenue sharing).
A more detailed description in English can be found under https://www.staedtebund.gv.at/index.php?id=8504