Feistritz ob Bleiburg

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Feistritz ob Bleiburg
Coat of arms of Feistritz ob Bleiburg
Coat of arms
Feistritz ob Bleiburg is located in Austria
Feistritz ob Bleiburg
Feistritz ob Bleiburg
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 46°33′N 14°45′E / 46.550°N 14.750°E / 46.550; 14.750Coordinates: 46°33′N 14°45′E / 46.550°N 14.750°E / 46.550; 14.750
Country Austria
State Carinthia
District Völkermarkt
Government
 • Mayor Fritz Flödl
Area
 • Total 54.07 km2 (20.88 sq mi)
Elevation 550 m (1,800 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 2,117
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9143
Area code 04235
Website www.riskommunal.at

Feistritz ob Bleiburg (Slovene: Bistrica pri Pliberku) is a town in the district of Völkermarkt in the Austrian state of Carinthia.

History[edit]

In the Carinthian Plebiscite of 1920, Sankt Jakob was one of the 17 Carinthian municipalities, where the majority of the population (65%) voted for the annexation to the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (Yugoslavia).

Population[edit]

According to the 2001 census 33.3% of the population are Carinthian Slovenes.

Village Number of people 1991 Percent of Slovenes 1991 Percent of Slovenes 1951
Dolintschitschach/Dolinčiče 56 75.0% 100%
Feistritz/Bistrica 318 47.2% 72.4%
Gonowetz/Konovece 306 22.2% 70.9%
Hinterlibitsch/Suha 56 26.8% 100%
Hof/Dvor 199 57.8% 96.6%
Lettenstätten/Letina 101 49.5% 89.0%
Penk/Ponikva 206 17.0% 74.7%
Pirkdorf/Breška vas 92 44.6% 90.7%
Rischberg/Rišperk 1 0% 56.5%
Ruttach-Scmelz/Rute 13 84.6% 68.1%
St.Michael/Šmihel 298 54.0% 69.4%
Tscherberg/Črgoviče 102 LETINA SALIBA 82.4% 96.8%
Unterlibitsch/Podlibič 52 26.9% 33.3%
Unterort/Pokraj 136

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