Raaba

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Raaba
Coat of arms of Raaba
Coat of arms
Raaba is located in Austria
Raaba
Raaba
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°01′40″N 15°29′48″E / 47.02778°N 15.49667°E / 47.02778; 15.49667Coordinates: 47°01′40″N 15°29′48″E / 47.02778°N 15.49667°E / 47.02778; 15.49667
Country Austria
State Styria
District Graz-Umgebung
Government
 • Mayor Josef Gangl (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 7.71 km2 (2.98 sq mi)
Elevation 350 m (1,150 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 2,268
 • Density 290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8074
Area code 0316
Vehicle registration GU
Website www.raaba.at

Raaba, also known as Raaba bei Graz, is a village in the province of the Austrian state of Styria and a suburb of Graz.

Due to its proximity to Graz an area with medium-rise office blocks has developed on the edge of Raaba.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 625 —    
1880 653 +4.5%
1890 681 +4.3%
1900 697 +2.3%
1910 755 +8.3%
1923 834 +10.5%
1934 848 +1.7%
1939 802 −5.4%
1951 893 +11.3%
1961 1,057 +18.4%
1971 1,211 +14.6%
1981 1,447 +19.5%
1991 1,720 +18.9%
2001 1,927 +12.0%

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