Gnesau

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Gnesau
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Coat of arms of Gnesau
Coat of arms
Gnesau is located in Austria
Gnesau
Gnesau
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 46°46′N 13°58′E / 46.767°N 13.967°E / 46.767; 13.967Coordinates: 46°46′N 13°58′E / 46.767°N 13.967°E / 46.767; 13.967
Country Austria
State Carinthia
District Feldkirchen
Government
 • Mayor Franz Mitter
Area
 • Total 78.68 km2 (30.38 sq mi)
Elevation 973 m (3,192 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 1,052
 • Density 13/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9563
Website www.gnesau.at

Gnesau (Slovene: Knežova ) is a town in the district of Feldkirchen in the Austrian state of Carinthia.

Geography[edit]

Gnesau lies in the upper Gurk valley in the Gurktal Alps.

The Gurk runs from northwest to southeast through the municipality. Right tributaries are the Haidenbach and the Kirchergrabenbach; left tributaries are the Görzbach and the Peiningerbach.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

Reichenau Albeck, Carinthia
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Arriach Himmelberg

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