Maria Rain

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Maria Rain
Coat of arms of Maria Rain
Coat of arms
Maria Rain is located in Austria
Maria Rain
Maria Rain
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 46°33′N 14°18′E / 46.550°N 14.300°E / 46.550; 14.300Coordinates: 46°33′N 14°18′E / 46.550°N 14.300°E / 46.550; 14.300
Country Austria
State Carinthia
District Klagenfurt-Land
Government
 • Mayor Josef Tomaschitz
Area
 • Total 25.48 km2 (9.84 sq mi)
Elevation 552 m (1,811 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 2,500
 • Density 98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9161
Area code 04227

Maria Rain (Slovene: Žihpolje) is a town in the district of Klagenfurt-Land in the Austrian state of Carinthia, known for its Baroque parish and pilgrimage church (rebuilt between 1700 and 1729).

Geography[edit]

Maria Rain lies in the Rosental, 8 km south of Klagenfurt between the Sattnitz massif and the Drau, which is dammed here to form the Ferlach Reservoir.

Population[edit]

According to the 2001 census 3.9% of the population are Carinthian Slovenes.

Village Number of people 1991 Percent of Slovenes 1991 Percent of Slovenes 1951
Saberda/Zabrda 37 10.8% 4.2%
Obertöllern / Zgornje Dole 20 15.0% 42.4%
Stemeritsch/Smeriče 29 3.4% 0%
Oberguntschach / Zg. Humče 23 0% 14.3%
St. Ulrich / Šenturh 81 2.5% 8.0%
Toppelsdorf / Dolča vas 65 0% 23.3%

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