Pirka

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Pirka
Coat of arms of Pirka
Coat of arms
Pirka is located in Austria
Pirka
Pirka
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°00′06″N 15°23′28″E / 47.00167°N 15.39111°E / 47.00167; 15.39111Coordinates: 47°00′06″N 15°23′28″E / 47.00167°N 15.39111°E / 47.00167; 15.39111
Country Austria
State Styria
District Graz-Umgebung
Government
 • Mayor Horst Gottfried, retired (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 9.43 km2 (3.64 sq mi)
Elevation 350 m (1,150 ft)
Population (2005-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,286
 • Density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8054
Area code 0316
Vehicle registration GU
Website www.pirka.steiermark.at

Pirka is a former municipality in the district of Graz-Umgebung in the Austrian state of Styria. Since the 2015 Styria municipal structural reform, it is part of the municipality Seiersberg-Pirka.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 465 —    
1880 530 +14.0%
1890 495 −6.6%
1900 473 −4.4%
1910 492 +4.0%
1923 523 +6.3%
1934 665 +27.2%
1939 654 −1.7%
1951 930 +42.2%
1961 1,306 +40.4%
1971 1,659 +27.0%
1981 1,815 +9.4%
1991 2,255 +24.2%
2001 2,759 +22.4%
2011 3,156 +14.4%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahresbeginn 2002-2015 nach Gemeinden (Gebietsstand 1.1.2015) for Pirka.
  2. ^ Die neue Gemeindestruktur der Steiermark