Innere Stadt (Graz)

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View of world heritage site from the Kunsthaus: the Schloßberg on the left, the Old Town with the Franziskanerkirche on the right.
Hauptplatz and the Rathaus
Alte Universität and the Hofgasse

Innere Stadt is the first district of the Austrian city of Graz, capital of the federal state of Styria. It is the part of the Old Town (in German: Altstadt) containing the Schloßberg and the city park (Stadtpark). The district borders are formed by the Mur river between Radetzkybrücke and Keplerbrücke, the Wickenburggasse, the Glacis, Jakominiplatz and the Radetzkystraße. The district covers an area of 1.16 km² and -as of 2011- has a population of 3,545.[1]

In 1999, the Old Town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

History[edit]

For the most part, the history of the Innere Stadt is the history of Graz.

Points of interest[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Die 17 Bezirke" (in German). City of Graz. July 1, 2011. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 

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Coordinates: 47°4′19″N 15°26′27″E / 47.07194°N 15.44083°E / 47.07194; 15.44083