Knittelfeld

Knittelfeld is a city in Styria, Austria, located on the banks of the Mur river.

Knittelfeld
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Coat of arms of Knittelfeld
Coat of arms
Knittelfeld is located in Austria
Knittelfeld
Knittelfeld
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°12′54″N 14°49′46″E / 47.21500°N 14.82944°E / 47.21500; 14.82944Coordinates: 47°12′54″N 14°49′46″E / 47.21500°N 14.82944°E / 47.21500; 14.82944
CountryAustria
StateStyria
DistrictMurtal
Government
 • MayorLAbg. Ing. Gerald Schmid(SPÖ)
Area
 • Total13.81 km2 (5.33 sq mi)
Elevation
645 m (2,116 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total12,626
 • Density910/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8720
Area code03512
Vehicle registrationMT
Websitewww.knittelfeld.at

The name of the town has become notorious for the Knittelfeld Putsch of September 7, 2002, a party meeting of the Freedom Party of Austria, which resulted in the 2002 Austrian elections.

Notable residentsEdit

The following are past and present notable residents of Knittelfeld.

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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