Turnau, Styria

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Turnau
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Turnau
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°33′29″N15°20′15″E / 47.55806°N 15.33750°E / 47.55806; 15.33750 Coordinates: 47°33′29″N15°20′15″E / 47.55806°N 15.33750°E / 47.55806; 15.33750
Country Austria
State Styria
District Bruck-Mürzzuschlag
Government
   Mayor Stefan Hofer (SPÖ)
Area
[1]
  Total134.13 km2 (51.79 sq mi)
Elevation
755 m (2,477 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01) [2]
  Total1,561
  Density12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8625, 8624, 8636
Area code +43 3863
Vehicle registration BM
Website www.turnau.at

Turnau is a market town at the foot of the Hochschwab in the Styrian District of Bruck-Mürzzuschlag.

Market town European settlement with the medieval right to host markets

A market town is a European settlement that obtained by custom or royal charter, in the Middle Ages, the right to host markets, which distinguished it from a village or city. In Britain, small rural towns with a hinterland of villages are still commonly called market towns, as sometimes reflected in their names.

Styria State in Austria

Styria is a state, or Bundesland, located in the southeast of Austria. Covering 16,401 km2 (6,332 sq mi), Styria is the second largest of the nine component states of Austria, after Lower Austria. Styria's neighbor to the South is Slovenia. Within Austria, the contiguous states are Carinthia, Salzburg, Upper Austria, Lower Austria, and The Burgenland, The capital city is Graz, which had 276,526 inhabitants at the beginning of 2015.

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Boroughs

Turnau has five boroughs: Turnau, Göriach, Seewiesen, Stübming, and Thal.

Politics

Turnau's mayor is Stefan Hofer of the SPÖ. In its municipal council (15 seats) the party mandates are as follows:

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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.