Hüttenberg, Austria

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Hüttenberg
Huettenberg Marktgemeindeamt 21092007 11.jpg
Coat of arms of Hüttenberg
Coat of arms
Hüttenberg is located in Austria
Hüttenberg
Hüttenberg
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 46°56′23″N 14°32′55″E / 46.93972°N 14.54861°E / 46.93972; 14.54861Coordinates: 46°56′23″N 14°32′55″E / 46.93972°N 14.54861°E / 46.93972; 14.54861
Country Austria
State Carinthia
District Sankt Veit an der Glan
Government
 • Mayor Josef Ofner
Area
 • Total 134.52 km2 (51.94 sq mi)
Elevation 786 m (2,579 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 1,495
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9375
Area code 04263
Website www.huettenberg.at

Hüttenberg (Slovene: Železni Hrib ) is a town in the district of Sankt Veit an der Glan in the Austrian state of Carinthia.

Geography[edit]

The municipality includes the Görtschitz valley in the southern foothills of the Seetal Alps. On the north, it borders Styria. Neighboring municipalities are Reichenfels, Bad Sankt Leonhard, and Wolfsberg on the east, Klein Sankt Paul on the south, and Guttaring and Friesach on the west.

Personalities[edit]

Heinrich Harrer was born in the town and a museum is dedicated to him today.

References[edit]

Harrer museum
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