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Sittersdorf (Slovene: Žitara vas) is a town in the district of Völkermarkt in Carinthia in south-central Austria.

Sittersdorf

Žitara vas
Skyline of Sittersdorf
Coat of arms of Sittersdorf
Coat of arms
Sittersdorf is located in Austria
Sittersdorf
Sittersdorf
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 46°32′N 14°36′E / 46.533°N 14.600°E / 46.533; 14.600Coordinates: 46°32′N 14°36′E / 46.533°N 14.600°E / 46.533; 14.600
CountryAustria
StateCarinthia
DistrictVölkermarkt
Government
 • MayorJakob Strauß
Area
 • Total44.95 km2 (17.36 sq mi)
Elevation
500 m (1,600 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total2,011
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
9133
Area code04237
Websitewww.sittersdorf.at

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GeographyEdit

Sittersdorf lies about 10 km as the crow flies from the Slovenian border. The Vellach and the Suchabach flow through it. The largest bodies of water in the municipality are the Gösselsdorfer See and the Sonnegger Reservoir.

PopulationEdit

According to the 2001 census, 19.8% of the population were Carinthian Slovenes.

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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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