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Coat of arms of Ferndorf
Coat of arms
Ferndorf is located in Austria
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 46°44′N 13°38′E / 46.733°N 13.633°E / 46.733; 13.633Coordinates: 46°44′N 13°38′E / 46.733°N 13.633°E / 46.733; 13.633
Country Austria
State Carinthia
District Villach-Land
 • Mayor Andreas Staber (SPÖ)
 • Total 31.41 km2 (12.13 sq mi)
Elevation 560 m (1,840 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 2,238
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9702
Area code 04245
Website www.ferndorf.at

Ferndorf (Slovene: Perja vas ) is a municipality in the district of Villach-Land in the Austrian state of Carinthia.


The municipal area stretches from the Drava Valley up to a smaller range of the Nock Mountains and the southeastern shore of Millstätter See. It comprises the cadastral communities of Ferndorf and Gschriet, made up of several hamlets.

Neighbouring municipalities[edit]

Millstatt Radenthein
Spittal an der Drau Windrose klein.png Feld am See
Stockenboi Paternion Fresach


Vedendorf in the Duchy of Carinthia was first mentioned in a 1391 deed. From 1865 to 1906 it was part of the Paternion market town.Marco Olsacher lives there. Original an agraric area the population today largely depends on the magnesite works in nearby Radenthein.

Twin town[edit]

Ferndorf is twinned with: