Burgenland is the the easternmost and least populous of the nine states (Bundeslander) of Austria. Located on the Hungarian border, southeast of Vienna, Burgenland consists of two statutory cities and seven rural districts, with a total of 171 municipalities. It is 166 km (103 mi) long from north to south but much narrower from west to east (5 km (3.1 mi) wide at Sieggraben). In wine terms Burgenland is Austria’s most important region for quality and volume along with Niederösterreich (Lower Austria)