Scheifling

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Scheifling
Scheifling is located in Austria
Scheifling
Scheifling
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°09′02″N 14°24′40″E / 47.15056°N 14.41111°E / 47.15056; 14.41111Coordinates: 47°09′02″N 14°24′40″E / 47.15056°N 14.41111°E / 47.15056; 14.41111
Country Austria
State Styria
District Murau
Government
 • Mayor Michael Puster (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 15.37 km2 (5.93 sq mi)
Elevation 762 m (2,500 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 1,552
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8811
Area code 03582
Vehicle registration MU
Website www.scheifling.
steiermark.at

Scheifling is a village in Austria in the state of Styria.

History[edit]

It was first mentioned 978 AD as 'Sublich'.

Culture[edit]

One of many riparian villages along the Mur river, Scheifling is a popular stop for bicyclists traveling along the Mur Bike Trail. It boasts several comfortable inns and restaurants, including the Gasthof Götzl-Rosenkranz (founded in the 19th century). In early July, villagers celebrate the "Scheiflinger Kirta" with live music and dancing.

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