Trofaiach

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Trofaiach
Trofaiach
Trofaiach
Coat of arms of Trofaiach
Coat of arms
Trofaiach is located in Austria
Trofaiach
Trofaiach
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°25′33.69″N 15°00′24.12″E / 47.4260250°N 15.0067000°E / 47.4260250; 15.0067000Coordinates: 47°25′33.69″N 15°00′24.12″E / 47.4260250°N 15.0067000°E / 47.4260250; 15.0067000
Country Austria
State Styria
District Leoben
Government
 • Mayor Mario Abl (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 143.25 km2 (55.31 sq mi)
Elevation 658 m (2,159 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 11,229
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 8793
Area codes +43 3847
Vehicle registration LN
Website trofaiach.steiermark.at

Trofaiach is a municipality in the Leoben district of the state of Styria in Austria, the site of a post World War II British sector displaced persons camp.

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Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

Josef Foerster
  • Josef Foerster (1838-1917), composer, he wrote several, at that time successful, but now forgotten operas
  • Hellmuth Stachel (born 1942), grew up in Trofaiach, Austrian mathematician and professor of geometry at the Vienna University of Technology.
  • Hannes Arch (1967-2016), aerobatics pilot, first Austrian participant in the Red Bull Air Race Series
  • Monika Maierhofer (born 1967), former ski racer

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