Götzis

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Götzis
Gotzis vom Kumma.jpg
Coat of arms of Götzis
Coat of arms
Götzis is located in Austria
Götzis
Götzis
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°19′59″N 09°38′00″E / 47.33306°N 9.63333°E / 47.33306; 9.63333Coordinates: 47°19′59″N 09°38′00″E / 47.33306°N 9.63333°E / 47.33306; 9.63333
Country Austria
State Vorarlberg
District Feldkirch
Government
 • Mayor Werner Huber (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 14.64 km2 (5.65 sq mi)
Elevation 448 m (1,470 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 10,795
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6840
Area code 05523
Vehicle registration FK
Website www.goetzis.at

Götzis is a town in the western Austrian state of Vorarlberg in the district Feldkirch.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1869 2,534 —    
1880 2,701 +6.6%
1890 2,982 +10.4%
1900 3,370 +13.0%
1910 4,013 +19.1%
1923 3,773 −6.0%
1934 4,052 +7.4%
1939 4,171 +2.9%
1951 5,435 +30.3%
1961 7,034 +29.4%
1971 8,292 +17.9%
1981 8,735 +5.3%
1991 9,512 +8.9%
2001 10,097 +6.2%
2011 10,627 +5.2%

Events[edit]

The town is well known for its annual hypo-combined events meeting, the so-called Hypo-Meeting, where some of the world's leading decathletes and heptathletes gather in the Mösle stadium. Past winners at Götzis include former decathlon world record holder, Olympic and world champion Roman Šebrle (who achieved the record at the 2001 Götzis meeting), world champion Bryan Clay and Olympic champion Carolina Klüft.

Personalities[edit]

The singer Elfi Graf lives in Götzis.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahres- und Quartalsanfang, 2013-01-01.
  2. ^ "Rindsvögel von Elfi Graf". Radio Vorarlberg. ORF. Retrieved 2009-03-29. 

External links[edit]

church: Pfarrkirche hl. Ulrich