Stattegg

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Stattegg
Stattegg vonRannach.jpg
Coat of arms of Stattegg
Coat of arms
Stattegg is located in Austria
Stattegg
Stattegg
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°08′14″N 15°25′12″E / 47.13722°N 15.42000°E / 47.13722; 15.42000Coordinates: 47°08′14″N 15°25′12″E / 47.13722°N 15.42000°E / 47.13722; 15.42000
Country Austria
State Styria
District Graz-Umgebung
Government
 • Mayor Karl Zimmermann (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 25.88 km2 (9.99 sq mi)
Elevation 432 m (1,417 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 2,773
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8046
Area code 0316
Vehicle registration GU
Website www.stattegg.
steiermark.at

Stattegg is a village and a suburb of Graz, the capital of the Austrian state of Styria. It lies at the bottom of the Schoeckl, a mountain of the European Alps. Stattegg has 2580 inhabitants (as of 31 December 2005) and consists of 13 Katastralgemeinden: Buch, Eichberg, Hochgreit, Hohenberg, Hub, Kalkleiten, Krail, Leber, Mühl, Neudorf, Rannach, Steingraben, Ursprung.

History[edit]

In medieval times the Stadecker were a dynasty of ministeriales in the service of the sovereign of Styria. Their seat was the castle of Stadeck located in Hub, a part of Stattegg. Ulrich I von Stadeck was 26th arch bishop of Salzburg (1256–1265), Rudolf von Stadegge was a minstrel, several were Landeshauptmann of Styria. 1400 the dynasty ended with Hans and Leuthold of Stadeck.[2]

Objects of Interest[edit]

old limekiln
  • Church Maria Schutz in Kalkleiten
  • Old limekiln (founded 1890, stopped 1966, classified as a historical monument since 1981)
  • Well of Andritz-Ursprung ( Jakob- Lorber Begegnungsstätte )

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahres- und Quartalsanfang, 2013-01-01.
  2. ^ Friedrich Stehlik: "Stattegg", Eigenverlag der Gemeinde Stattegg, 1984