Feldkirchen bei Graz

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Feldkirchen bei Graz
Coat of arms of Feldkirchen bei Graz
Coat of arms
Feldkirchen bei Graz is located in Austria
Feldkirchen bei Graz
Feldkirchen bei Graz
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°00′45″N 15°26′33″E / 47.01250°N 15.44250°E / 47.01250; 15.44250Coordinates: 47°00′45″N 15°26′33″E / 47.01250°N 15.44250°E / 47.01250; 15.44250
Country Austria
State Styria
District Graz-Umgebung
Government
 • Mayor Adolf Pellischek (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 11.54 km2 (4.46 sq mi)
Elevation 352 m (1,155 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 5,595
 • Density 480/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes 8073, 8401
Area codes 0316, 03135
Vehicle registration GU
Website www.feldkirchen-graz.at

Feldkirchen bei Graz is a municipality in the district of Graz-Umgebung in the Austrian state of Styria.

History[edit]

It is the site of the mass grave of prisoners interned, tortured and killed by the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the nearby concentration camp known as Talerhof, now the site of the Graz Airport. [2][3]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 1,035 —    
1880 1,165 +12.6%
1890 1,072 −8.0%
1900 1,168 +9.0%
1910 1,389 +18.9%
1923 1,417 +2.0%
1934 1,523 +7.5%
1939 1,706 +12.0%
1951 2,059 +20.7%
1961 3,009 +46.1%
1971 3,948 +31.2%
1981 4,307 +9.1%
1991 4,645 +7.8%
2001 5,024 +8.2%
2011 5,433 +8.1%


References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahres- und Quartalsanfang, 2013-01-01.
  2. ^ "Terrorism in Bohemia.; Medill McCormick Gets Details of Austrian Cruelty There" (PDF). New York Times (December 16). 1917. Retrieved 2008-09-28. 
  3. ^ Horbal, Bogdan. "Talerhof" (web article). Retrieved 2008-09-28.