Raaba, also known as Raaba bei Graz, was a village, merged into Raaba-Grambach in 2015, in the province of the Austrian state of Styria and a suburb of Graz.

Raaba
Coat of arms of Raaba
Location within Graz-Umgebung district
Location within Graz-Umgebung district
Raaba is located in Austria
Raaba
Raaba
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°01′40″N 15°29′48″E / 47.02778°N 15.49667°E / 47.02778; 15.49667Coordinates: 47°01′40″N 15°29′48″E / 47.02778°N 15.49667°E / 47.02778; 15.49667
CountryAustria
StateStyria
DistrictGraz-Umgebung
Government
 • MayorJosef Gangl (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total7.71 km2 (2.98 sq mi)
Elevation
350 m (1,150 ft)
Population
 (2014-01-01)
 • Total2,268
 • Density290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8074
Area code0316
Vehicle registrationGU
Websitewww.raaba.at

Due to its proximity to Graz an area with medium-rise office blocks has developed on the edge of Raaba.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1869625—    
1880653+4.5%
1890681+4.3%
1900697+2.3%
1910755+8.3%
1923834+10.5%
1934848+1.7%
1939802−5.4%
1951893+11.3%
19611,057+18.4%
19711,211+14.6%
19811,447+19.5%
19911,720+18.9%
20011,927+12.0%
20142,268+17.7%

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