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Götzis is a town in the western Austrian state of Vorarlberg in the district Feldkirch.

Götzis
Gotzis vom Kumma.jpg
Coat of arms of Götzis
Coat of arms
Location in the district
Location in the district
Götzis is located in Austria
Götzis
Götzis
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°19′59″N 09°38′00″E / 47.33306°N 9.63333°E / 47.33306; 9.63333Coordinates: 47°19′59″N 09°38′00″E / 47.33306°N 9.63333°E / 47.33306; 9.63333
CountryAustria
StateVorarlberg
DistrictFeldkirch
Government
 • MayorChristian Loacker (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total14.64 km2 (5.65 sq mi)
Elevation
448 m (1,470 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total11,473
 • Density780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6840
Area code05523
Vehicle registrationFK
Websitewww.goetzis.at

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
18692,534—    
18802,701+6.6%
18902,982+10.4%
19003,370+13.0%
19104,013+19.1%
19233,773−6.0%
19344,052+7.4%
19394,171+2.9%
19515,435+30.3%
19617,034+29.4%
19718,292+17.9%
19818,735+5.3%
19919,512+8.9%
200110,097+6.2%
201110,627+5.2%

EventsEdit

The town is well known for its annual hypo-combined events meeting, the so-called Hypo-Meeting, where some of the world's leading decathletes and heptathletes gather in the Mösle stadium. Past winners at Götzis include former decathlon world record holder, Olympic and world champion Roman Šebrle (who achieved the record at the 2001 Götzis meeting), world champion Bryan Clay and Olympic champion Carolina Klüft.

PersonalitiesEdit

The singer Elfi Graf (born 1952), lives in Götzis.[3]

  • The lead vocalist and front man for the band The Fuji Dujies, Anlu 'The Giant' Gusch, was born in Gotzis.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Rindsvögel von Elfi Graf". Radio Vorarlberg. ORF. Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2009-03-29.

External linksEdit

 
church: Pfarrkirche hl. Ulrich