Judendorf-Straßengel

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Judendorf-Straßengel
Judendorf-Straßengel is located in Austria
Judendorf-Straßengel
Judendorf-Straßengel
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°06′46″N 15°20′04″E / 47.11278°N 15.33444°E / 47.11278; 15.33444Coordinates: 47°06′46″N 15°20′04″E / 47.11278°N 15.33444°E / 47.11278; 15.33444
Country Austria
State Styria
District Graz-Umgebung
Government
 • Mayor Harald Mulle (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 10.61 km2 (4.10 sq mi)
Elevation 380 m (1,250 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 5,771
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8111
Area code 03124
Vehicle registration GU
Website www.gemeinde-judendorf-strassengel.at

Judendorf-Straßengel is a municipality in the district of Graz-Umgebung in the Austrian state of Styria.

Geography[edit]

The town is located a few kilometres north of Graz on the right bank of the Mur river.[2]

History[edit]

The town was first mentioned in the year AD 860 as Strazinolum.[2]

Sights[edit]

The fourteenth century Gothic Pilgrimage Church Maria Straßengel that stands on a hill overlooking the town was constructed between 1346 and 1355, and contains an important high altar.[2]

Economy[edit]

The town also has a clinic for internal illnesses, a chemical plant, and a punching tool factory.[2]

Tourism[edit]

Straßengel attracts 23,774 overnight stays in tourism. Plankenwarth Castle is located nearby.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahres- und Quartalsanfang, 2013-01-01.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Judendorf-Straßengel". Encyclopedia of Austria. Retrieved 13 October 2013.