Thüringen, Austria

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Thüringen
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Thüringen
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°12′00″N09°46′00″E / 47.20000°N 9.76667°E / 47.20000; 9.76667 Coordinates: 47°12′00″N09°46′00″E / 47.20000°N 9.76667°E / 47.20000; 9.76667
Country Austria
State Vorarlberg
District Bludenz
Government
   Mayor Harald Witwer
Area
[1]
  Total5.67 km2 (2.19 sq mi)
Elevation
573 m (1,880 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01) [2]
  Total2,222
  Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6712
Area code 05550
Vehicle registration BZ
Website www.thueringen.at

Thüringen is a municipality in the district of Bludenz in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg, on the mouth of the Great Walsertal.

Vorarlberg State in Austria

Vorarlberg is the westernmost federal state (Bundesland) of Austria. It has the second-smallest area after Vienna, and although it has the second-smallest population, it also has the second-highest population density. It borders three countries: Germany, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein. The only Austrian state that shares a border with Vorarlberg is Tyrol to the east.

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Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1869595    
1880659+10.8%
1890620−5.9%
1900687+10.8%
1910712+3.6%
1923711−0.1%
1934820+15.3%
1939817−0.4%
19511,029+25.9%
19611,261+22.5%
19711,498+18.8%
19811,691+12.9%
19912,032+20.2%
20012,157+6.2%
20112,151−0.3%

Thuringen has 2,151 inhabitants.

Personalities

Norman Douglas British writer

George Norman Douglas was a British writer, now best known for his 1917 novel South Wind. His travel books such as his 1915 Old Calabria were also appreciated for the quality of their writing.

Sika AG specialty chemical company

Sika AG is a specialty chemical company for building and motor vehicle supplies, headquartered in Baar, Switzerland. It has a leading market position in both the building sector and the automotive industry. Business activities focus on the seven target markets.

Landeshauptmann gubernatorial title

Landeshauptmann or Landeshauptfrau is the chairman of a state government and the supreme official of an Austrian states and the Italian autonomous provinces of South Tyrol and Trentino. His or her function is equivalent to that of a minister-president or premier. Until 1933 the term was used in Prussia for the head of government of a province, in the modern-day states of Germany the counterpart to Landeshauptmann is the Ministerpräsident (minister-president).

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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.