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|Land of the Federal Republic:||Kärnten|
|political district:||Sank Veit at the Glan (sports association)|
|surface:||223.14 km ²|
|inhabitants:||2377 (31. December 2003)|
|Height:||851 m and. NN|
|postal zip code:||9363|
|preselection:||0 42 62|
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Coordinates: 46° 58 ' 50 '' n.Br. 14° 13 ' 02 '' o. L. 46° 58 ' 50 '' n.Br. 14° 13 ' 02 '' o. L.
|Municipality code number:||2 05 18|
|municipal office:|| Market place 4|
|mayor:||Anton Engl Wurzer (ÖVP)|
|local council:|| Members: 8 ÖVP,|
4 SPÖ, 3 FPÖ, 3 list of names
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the municipality lies in the north Kärnten and covers the majority of the Metnitztales and the adjacent mountains up to the main comb: in the north the Metnitzer alps, in the south the Gurktaler alps. Main settlement area is the Metnitztal with the river of the same name. The municipality borders in the north on the Steiermark, which are neighbour municipalities, of the east in the clockwise direction, Friesach, Strasbourg, widening field in the Gurktal and Glödnitz.
Katastralgemeinden: Protect-cut, degree, Metnitz country, Metnitz market
local parts: Auen, protect-cut, Felfernigthal, degree, Klachl, leaving, Maria Höfl, Marienheim, Metnitz, Mödring, Oberalpe, Oberhof-Schattseite, Oberhof-Sonnseite, Preinig, Schnatten, Schwarzenbach, Teichl, Unteralpe, Vellach, Wöbring, Zanitzberg, Zwatzhof
the forest-rich mountain area only late one settled. The upper Metnitztal was given to 1072 by archbishop Gebhard of Salzburg of the Diözese Gurk. The locality protect-cut became in the 11. Jh. settled. Established Metnitz for administration by Gurk the offices protect-cut and. 1346 received degree the market right, to 1599 Metnitz. 1851 were established the local municipality Metnitz. 1973 was combined the municipalities Metnitz and degree to the municipality Metnitz existing today.
in accordance with statistics Austria had Metnitz with deadline 31. December of 2003 2377 inhabitants. According to 2001 1.3%, to the Islam 0.3% admit themselves of the census to the Roman-catholic church 96.0% of the population of municipality, to the Evangelist church. As denominationless 1.5% call themselves.
are coined/shaped economics
and infrastructure economical the municipality of small industrial concerns and the land and forest we shank. 1999 gave it to 104 main and 144 supplementary income farmers as well as 6 enterprises of legal entities, who managed together 14,440 hectars country. 596 employed person was 2001 Auspendler.
Traffic-moderately the municipality is opened by the landesstrasse L62, which leads from Friesach to the west by the Metnitztal to Flattnitz.
a privileged contactor corps
- parish church hl. Leonhard in Metnitz
- Totenkarner in Metnitz
- pilgrimage church hl. Wolfgang whether degree: lategothical military church (1453-74)
- lock of degree
of partner municipality
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old yards | Brückl | German grasps | Eberstein | Woman stone | Friesach | Glödnitz | Gurk | Guttaring | Hut mountain | Kappel at the Krappfeld | Small sank Paul | Love rock | Metnitz | Micheldorf | Mölbling | Sank Georgen at the lengthening lake | Sank Veit to the Glan | Strasbourg | Widening field in the Gurktal