Mölbling

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Mölbling
Sankt Stefan am Krappfeld - Kirche.JPG
Coat of arms of Mölbling
Coat of arms
Mölbling is located in Austria
Mölbling
Mölbling
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 46°52′N 14°27′E / 46.867°N 14.450°E / 46.867; 14.450Coordinates: 46°52′N 14°27′E / 46.867°N 14.450°E / 46.867; 14.450
Country Austria
State Carinthia
District Sankt Veit an der Glan
Government
 • Mayor Franz Rainer (FPK)
Area
 • Total 48.73 km2 (18.81 sq mi)
Elevation 585 m (1,919 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 1,347
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes 9330. 9312, 9300, 9341
Area code 04262
Website www.moelbling.at

Mölbling (Slovene: Molnek ) is a municipality on the Gurk River in the district of Sankt Veit an der Glan in the Austrian state of Carinthia.

Geography[edit]

Mölbling lies about 27 km northeast of Klagenfurt. The Gurk runs through the eastern edge of the municipality.

The commune comprises the Katastralgemeinden of Dielach, Gunzenberg, Meiselding, Rabing, and Rastenfeld.

Politics[edit]

Seats in the municipal assembly (Gemeinderat) as of 2009 elections:

Personalities[edit]

In 1893 the Austrian chemist Carl Auer von Welsbach acquired Rastenfeld Castle as his private residence, where he died in 1929.

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