Widening field in the Gurktal
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|Land of the Federal Republic:||Kärnten|
|political district:||Sank Veit at the Glan (sports association)|
|surface:||95.76 km ²|
|geographical situation:|| |
Coordinates: 46° 50 ' n. Break. 14° 11 ' o. L.46° 50 ' n. Break. 14° 11 ' o. L.
|Height:||702 m and. NN|
|inhabitant:||2.493 (census 2001)|
|postal zip code:||9344|
|preselection:||0 42 65|
|municipality code number:||2 05 31|
|municipal office:|| Widening field 202|
9344 widening field
|mayor:||Dkfm. Heinz Hochsteiner (FPÖ)|
|local council:|| 19 members: 8 FPÖ,|
7 ÖVP, 4 SPÖ
Table of contents
the place widening field lies in the Gurktal, the Gemeindegebiet extends also to south of it the convenient Wimitzer of mountains and the Gurktaler alps lain north. That approximately 96 km ² large area extends over sea-heights of 700 to 1700 M.
Katastralgemeinden: Old person market, brown mountain, Linder, Thurnhof, widening field, Wullross, Zweinitz.
Local parts: Ading, Aich, old person market, brook, brown mountain, Brunn, Dalling, the-laugh, Dolz, Edling, angel village, Grabenig, Grua, port village, Hardernitzen, dog village, dock village, Kleinglödnitz, Kötschendorf, Krassnitz, Lind, Massanig, Mödring, Mödritsch, Nassing, Niederwurz, upper place, Planitz, Psein, pure mountain, Sadin, sank and RA, stone village, Traming, Tschriet, widening field, Wullross, pepper, Zammelsberg, Zauchwinkel, Zweinitz.
at the Roman time gave it in old person market the post office station to Beliandrum. Widening field was mentioned for the first time documentary 1131. 1192 fell the possession to the Babenberger, this gave it 1202 the cathedral pin Gurk. 1203 got the place the market right. 1476 and 1478 came it to destruction by the Turks. 1629 were lent to the market its own coat of arms. From 1973 on widening field was part of the greater Weitensfeld Flattnitz. 1991 became the municipalities German grasps, Glödnitz and widening field again independently. Since 1. Jänner 1995 leads the municipality the name widening field in the Gurktal.
sound census 2001 has widening field of 2,474 inhabitants. Of it 91.0% to the Roman-catholic and 3.6% admit themselves 2.7% of the population to the Evangelist church, are without confession.
economics and infrastructure
the economy are coined/shaped by land and forestry as well as small industrial concerns. Among them are a medicament producer and a larch resin refinery.
In the municipality are one hauptschule, four elementary schools, kindergarten, one post office as well as two freiwillige fire-brigades.
culture and objects of interest
at whit-monday annually the Kranzelreiten takes place. In memory of the plague, which is to have killed nearly the entire population and three men argued about a girl, three young men run around the bet. The winner may kiss the stone virgin, every 25 years a living person.
- parish church widening field hl. Johannes Ev., former water military church.
- Branch church hl. Maria Magdalena in widening field: From this church the oldest received glass painting of Austria, the Roman Magdalenenscheibe originates, developed around 1170.
- Military church old person market
- military church Zweinitz
- military church Zammelsberg
partner municipality is Ragogna, Italy.
Web on the left of
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