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Globasnitz (Slovene: Globasnica) is a town in the district of Völkermarkt in the Austrian state of Carinthia.

Globasnitz

Globasnica
Coat of arms of Globasnitz
Coat of arms
Globasnitz is located in Austria
Globasnitz
Globasnitz
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 46°33′N 14°42′E / 46.550°N 14.700°E / 46.550; 14.700Coordinates: 46°33′N 14°42′E / 46.550°N 14.700°E / 46.550; 14.700
CountryAustria
StateCarinthia
DistrictVölkermarkt
Government
 • MayorPaul Robnig
Area
 • Total38.39 km2 (14.82 sq mi)
Elevation
541 m (1,775 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,620
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
9142
Area code04230
Websitewww.globasnitz.at

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PopulationEdit

A considerable percentage (42.1%) of the population are Carinthian Slovenes, and Slovene is a second official language of the municipality.

HistoryEdit

In the Carinthian Plebiscite of 1920, Sankt Jakob was one of the 17 Carinthian municipalities, where the majority of the population (52%) voted for the annexation to the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (Yugoslavia).

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.

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