|• Mayor||Brigitte Schwarz (SPÖ)|
|• Total||61.2 km2 (23.6 sq mi)|
|Elevation||502 m (1,647 ft)|
|Population (1 January 2014)|
|• Density||350/km2 (910/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Kapfenberg, with around 22,000 inhabitants is the third largest city in Styria, Austria, near Bruck an der Mur. The town's landmark is Burg Oberkapfenberg. Main employer in the city of Kapfenberg was and still is the steel manufacturer Böhler.
The town has a swimming complex, a football stadium (Franz Fekete Stadium) used by the football club Kapfenberger SV and an ice rink. With the Kapfenberg Bulls, the city has a team in the Österreichische Basketball Bundesliga, the highest professional basketball league in Austria.
In 1970, Kapfenberg hosted the European Team Chess Championship, which was won by the Soviet Union.
Media related to Kapfenberg at Wikimedia Commons
- (German) Official website
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