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Kirchbach (Slovenian: Cirkno) is a market town in the Hermagor district in the Austrian state of Carinthia.

Kirchbach
Coat of arms of Kirchbach
Coat of arms
Kirchbach is located in Austria
Kirchbach
Kirchbach
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 46°38′28″N 13°11′00″E / 46.64111°N 13.18333°E / 46.64111; 13.18333Coordinates: 46°38′28″N 13°11′00″E / 46.64111°N 13.18333°E / 46.64111; 13.18333
CountryAustria
StateCarinthia
DistrictHermagor
Government
 • MayorChristof Buchacher (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total99.03 km2 (38.24 sq mi)
Elevation
640 m (2,100 ft)
Population
(1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total2,662
 • Density27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
9632
Area code0 42 84
Vehicle registrationHE
Websitewww.kirchbach-kaernten.at

GeographyEdit

It lies in the upper Gailtal valley between the Gailtal Alps in the north and the Karnisch Alps in the south, which are also the Italian border.

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