Voitsberg

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Voitsberg
Coat of arms of Voitsberg
Coat of arms
Voitsberg is located in Austria
Voitsberg
Voitsberg
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°02′N 15°09′E / 47.033°N 15.150°E / 47.033; 15.150Coordinates: 47°02′N 15°09′E / 47.033°N 15.150°E / 47.033; 15.150
Country Austria
State Styria
District Voitsberg
Government
 • Mayor Ernst Meixner (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 28.53 km2 (11.02 sq mi)
Elevation 394 m (1,293 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 9,535
 • Density 330/km2 (870/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes A-8570
Area code 61625
Website www.voitsberg.at
Castle Greissenegg, 1830, Lith. J.F. Kaiser, Graz

Voitsberg is a small city in the district of Voitsberg in Styria, Austria, with a population of c. 9,700 as of 2009. It grew upon the St. Margaret church at the Tregistbach river and was first mentioned in 1220 as Civitas. Remains of the Greisenegg palace and Obervoitsberg castle can be seen. Other objects of interest are its Cityhall Voitsberg, designed by architect Arik Brauer.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

Bärnbach Bärnbach Stallhofen
Rosental an der Kainach Neighbouring communities Stallhofen
Sankt Martin am Wöllmißberg Krottendorf-Gaisfeld Krottendorf-Gaisfeld and Stallhofen

Transport[edit]

Voitsberg is connected by rail to Köflach and Styria's capital city Graz.

Twin towns[edit]

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