Götzis

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Götzis
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Götzis
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°19′59″N09°38′00″E / 47.33306°N 9.63333°E / 47.33306; 9.63333 Coordinates: 47°19′59″N09°38′00″E / 47.33306°N 9.63333°E / 47.33306; 9.63333
Country Austria
State Vorarlberg
District Feldkirch
Government
   Mayor Christian Loacker (ÖVP)
Area
[1]
  Total14.64 km2 (5.65 sq mi)
Elevation
448 m (1,470 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01) [2]
  Total11,473
  Density780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6840
Area code 05523
Vehicle registration FK
Website www.goetzis.at

Götzis is a town in the western Austrian state of Vorarlberg in the district Feldkirch.

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Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18692,534    
18802,701+6.6%
18902,982+10.4%
19003,370+13.0%
19104,013+19.1%
19233,773−6.0%
19344,052+7.4%
19394,171+2.9%
19515,435+30.3%
19617,034+29.4%
19718,292+17.9%
19818,735+5.3%
19919,512+8.9%
200110,097+6.2%
201110,627+5.2%

Events

The town is well known for its annual hypo-combined events meeting, the so-called Hypo-Meeting, where some of the world's leading decathletes and heptathletes gather in the Mösle stadium. Past winners at Götzis include former decathlon world record holder, Olympic and world champion Roman Šebrle (who achieved the record at the 2001 Götzis meeting), world champion Bryan Clay and Olympic champion Carolina Klüft.

Personalities

The singer Elfi Graf (born 1952), lives in Götzis. [3]

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2019 Hypo-Meeting

The 45th edition of the annual Hypo-Meeting took place on May 25 and May 26, 2019 in Götzis, Vorarlberg (Austria). The track and field competition, featuring a men's decathlon and a women's heptathlon event is part of the 2019 IAAF Combined Events Challenge.

References

  1. "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  3. "Rindsvögel von Elfi Graf". Radio Vorarlberg. ORF. Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2009-03-29.
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