Fischbach, Styria

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Fischbach
Fischbach vom Teufelstein.JPG
Coat of arms of Fischbach
Coat of arms
Fischbach is located in Austria
Fischbach
Fischbach
Location within Austria
Location within Weiz district

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Coordinates: 47°26′31″N 15°39′02″E / 47.44194°N 15.65056°E / 47.44194; 15.65056Coordinates: 47°26′31″N 15°39′02″E / 47.44194°N 15.65056°E / 47.44194; 15.65056
Country Austria
State Styria
District Weiz
Government
 • Mayor Franz Doppelhofer (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 61.65 km2 (23.80 sq mi)
Elevation 1,050 m (3,440 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 1,504
 • Density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 8654
Area code 03170
Vehicle registration WZ
Website www.fischbach.co.at

Fischbach is a municipality in the district of Weiz in Styria, Austria. On 27 February 2003, it was officially recognized as a climatic spa by the Styrian government. Fischbach is the highest place in East Styria.

Geography[edit]

Fischbach is a town in the Fischbacher Alpen and is located about 12 km northwest of Birkfeld and about 27 km air-line distance from the district capital Weiz. The highest point of Fischbach is the Teufelstein mountain with 1498 meters, the lowest point is 650 meters. The Feistritz (River) is part of the eastern border of the municipality.

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