Diex

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Diex
Coat of arms of Diex
Coat of arms
Diex is located in Austria
Diex
Diex
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 46°45′N 14°37′E / 46.750°N 14.617°E / 46.750; 14.617Coordinates: 46°45′N 14°37′E / 46.750°N 14.617°E / 46.750; 14.617
Country Austria
State Carinthia
District Völkermarkt
Government
 • Mayor Anton Polessnig
Area
 • Total 54.9 km2 (21.2 sq mi)
Elevation 1,159 m (3,802 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 799
 • Density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9103
Area code 04231
Website www.sonnenort-diex.at

Diex (Slovene: Djekše) is a town in the district of Völkermarkt in Austrian state of Carinthia. It is known for its Gothic fortified church on a hilltop.

Geography[edit]

Diex lies in southeast Carinthia on the southern slope of the Saualpe high above the Jaun valley and the Lavant valley.

Population[edit]

Village Number of people 1991 Percent of Slovenes 1991 Percent of Slovenes 1951
Haimburgerberg / Vovbrška Gora 177 24.9% 86.9%
Bösenort / Hudi Kraj 91 14.3% 30.4%
Grossenegg / Tolsti Vrh 53 17% 96.3%
Grafenbach / Kneža 130 10.8% 12.3%

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