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Notsch im Gailtal

Located west of Villach, the municipal area stretches along the lower Gail valley in southern Carinthia at the foot of the Villacher Alpe Dobratsch massif, the eastern extension of the Gailtal Alps. It comprises the cadastral communities of Kersc ...


Oberdrauburg is near the Karntner Tor Carinthian Gate, a narrow place in the Drava Valley between the Gailtal Alps in the south and the Kreuzeck group of the Hohe Tauern range in the north, where the river crosses the border from East Tyrol to Ca ...


The settlement is situated in the valley of the Moll river, on the southern slope of the High Tauern mountain range, where the Tauern Railway line descends from neighbouring Mallnitz and the southern Tauern Tunnel portal. The municipal area compr ...


Ossiach is a municipality in the Feldkirchen District in the Austrian state of Carinthia. The small settlement is mainly known for Ossiach Abbey.


Paternion is a market town in the district of Villach-Land in the Austrian state of Carinthia. It is located within the Drava valley about 18 kilometres in the north-west of the city of Villach.


Preitenegg lies on the northeastern rim of Carinthia in the upper Lavant valley. The municipality stretches along the slopes of the Packalpe and Koralpe mountain ranges, both part of the Lavanttal Alps. In the east, the Pack Saddle mountain pass ...

Rabenstein Castle (Carinthia)

Rabenstein Castle is a ruined rock castle in Carinthia, Austria. Rabenstein Castle is 691 meters above sea level. Rabenstein Castle was built around 1100 to protect nearby Sankt Paul im Lavanttal.

Reichenau, Carinthia

The municipal area is situated in the upper valley of the Gurk River within the Nock Mountains range part of the Gurktal Alps. In the north, the road from Feldkirchen leads up to Turracher Hohe Pass and Turracher See at a height of 1.763 m 5.784 ...

Sankt Georgen am Langsee

Sankt Georgen is located at the Langsee north of the Zollfeld Valley. In the east, the Gurk River flows southwards into the Klagenfurt basin. The municipal area comprises the cadastral communities of Goggerwenig, Gosseling, Launsdorf, Osterwitz, ...

Sankt Jakob im Rosental

The municipality borders on Slovenia in the south, and the northern boundary is formed by the Drau River. It lies in the western part of the Rosen valley.

Sankt Urban

Sankt Urban lies in the Gurktal Alps in north-central Carinthia, about 10 kilometres 6.2 mi northeast of Feldkirchen on St. Urban Lake. The lowest point is at 520 metres 1.710 ft in the Glan valley and the highest at 1.338 m 4.390 ft on the Hocheck.

Sankt Veit an der Glan

Sankt Veit an der Glan is a town in the Austrian state of Carinthia, the administrative centre of the Sankt Veit an der Glan District. It was the historic Carinthian capital until 1518.

Schiefling am See

It is situated along the low Sattnitz mountain range between the Worthersee in the north and the Drava Valley in the south. The municipality of Schiefling also includes the Katastralgemeinden St. Kathrein Podjerberk and Techelweg Holbice. Accordi ...

Schloss Hollenburg

Schloss Hollenburg is a medieval castle near Kottmannsdorf in Carinthia, Austria. It is on a rock of the northern slope of the Drava valley. Schloss Hollenburg is 561 metres above sea level. One Swiker, Lord of Hollenburg in the Duchy of Carinthi ...

Silbersee (Carinthia)

It is located near the village of Sankt Ulrich east of the Villach city centre, close to the Drava River. Its surface covers an area of 8.4 ha, its maximum depth is 7 m. The artificial lake arose in the early 1970s during the construction of the ...

Stappitzer See

Stappitzer See is an Alpine lake in the Hohe Tauern mountain range near Mallnitz in Carinthia, Austria. It is located in the peripheral zone of the Hohe Tauern National Park.

Steindorf am Ossiacher See

Steindorf am Ossiacher See is a municipality in the district of Feldkirchen in the Austrian state of Carinthia. It is the home of the Teuffenbach royal family.


The municipal area is situated in a valley of the Gailtal Alps, stretching from the Drava River up to Lake Weissensee. It comprises the cadastral communities Stockenboi, Tragail, Wiederschwing, and Ziebl.

StraSburg, Austria

StraSburg is divided into the following boroughs: St. Georgen, StraSburg-Land, and StraSburg-Stadt. It is further divided into the districts of Bachl, Buldorf, Dorfl, Dielach, Dobersberg, Drahtzug, Edling, Gassarest, Glabotsch, Gruschitz, Gunders ...

Lake Turner

The lake lies together with Gosselsdorfer See on the Ruckersdorfers plate. It spans over an area of 44 hectares. The lake is covered with Mire and Phragmites. On the shores of Lake Turner grow various flowers, such as Primula farinosa, Menyanthes ...

Turracher See

The lake is located within the Gurktal Alps Nock Mountains at a height of 1.763 m 5.784 ft above sea-level. Due to the altitude, it frequently freezes over in winter. In summer, the water temperature can reach a maximum of 18 °C 64 °F; the waters ...

Weissensee, Austria

The lakeside resort is situated on the shore of the Weissensee within the Gailtal Alps mountain range. It can be reached via the Weissensee Road B 87 leading from Greifenburg in the Drava Valley across the Kreuzberg Saddle to Gitschtal and Hermag ...


Wernberg lies on the Drava River at the foot of the Ossiach Tauern range, east of Villach, and between Lake Ossiach on the north, Worthersee on the east, and Lake Faak in the southern part of the municipality. It is located at the northwestern ri ...


Aggsbach is a small wine-growing town in the Krems-Land district of Lower Austria, Austria. As of 2001, it has a population of 714 and an area of 13.72 km.² Aggsbach was first mentioned in an 1148 document calling it "Accusabah".

Angern an der March

Angern an der March is a market town in the district of Ganserndorf in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. The municipality consists of the Katastralgemeinden Angern, Grub, Mannersdorf, Ollersdorf and Stillfried. Angern is situated in the Weinvi ...

Bad Deutsch-Altenburg

The town lies in the Lower Austrian Industrieviertel region, on the right riverbank of the Danube River and the Danube-Auen National Park, south-west of Hainburg an der Donau and Devin Gate. On 8 August 2013 it recorded 40.5C which is the highest ...

Bad Voslau

Bad Voslau is a spa town in the Lower Austria federal state of Austria. It is also known as the cradle of the Austrian red wine cultivation. Population: 11.190.


The municipality lies in the Vienna basin east of the A2 Autobahn. The Laxenburg-Biedermannsdorf train station lies on the south side of the municipality, and the Vienna–Pottendorf–Neustadt line runs through the east end. The Modlingbach runs thr ...

Breitenfurt bei Wien

Breitenfut lies on the district boundary between Modling and Wien-Umgebung next to Wolfsgraben. The other neighboring municipalities are Laab im Walde, Wienerwald, and Kaltenleutgeben, all in the district of Modling.

Brunn am Gebirge

Excavations from the Neolithic period show that the area was already inhabited 6000 BC and Brunn making it the earliest known farming settlement in Austria. Also Awarengraber that were found in Modling, suggest that inhabited the area at that tim ...

Burg Greifenstein

Burg Greifenstein is a castle in Lower Austria, Austria, overlooking the Danube. Burg Greifenstein is 227 metres above sea level. Approximately opposite to Burg Greifenstein is Burg Kreuzenstein, on the north shore of the Danube.

Burg Raabs an der Thaya

Burg Raabs an der Thaya is a castle in municipality Raabs an der Thaya, Lower Austria, Austria, built in the second half of the 11th century, it is 456 metres above sea level.

Burgruine Kollmitz

Kollmitz Castle is a ruined castle east of Raabs an der Thaya in Lower Austria, Austria. The Castle was first mentioned in the 13th century and the construction of its main tower was completed in 1319. In the 14th century the castle was used as a ...


The municipal area is part of the historic Waldviertel region, stretching along extended forests on the northeastern rim of the Manhartsberg ridge. It comprises the cadastral communities of Amelsdorf, Burgschleinitz, Buttendorf, Geiersdorf, Harma ...


Deutsch-Wagram is a town in Austria, in the Ganserndorf District of the federal state of Lower Austria. It is situated in the Marchfeld basin close to the Vienna city limits, about 15 km northeast of the city centre.

Durnkrut, Austria

Durnkrut is a market town in the district of Ganserndorf in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. Castle Durnkrut is the most famous landmark of the town. The town is agricultural with some noteworthy businesses. Crops grown in the flatter areas a ...


In the Roman empire it was part of the region Noricum. In the year 1244 it was first mentioned in records. All times it was strongly bound to the city of Enns, although it belonged until 1779 to St. Valentin. On May 5, 1945, SS units replaced app ...

Falkenstein Castle (Lower Austria)

The ruins of Falkenstein Castle is in the Weinviertel region of Lower Austria, about 55 kilometres north of Vienna near the border to Czech Republic. The castle was used as a "Reichsfeste", for the protection of the HRE Reich with an overview ove ...

Schloss Frohsdorf

Schloss Frohsdorf is a castle-like complex in Lanzenkirchen in Niederosterreich and was built 1547–50 out of the ruins of the so-called "Krotenhof". After similar devastation in the year 1683 it was largely altered and renovated in the Baroque st ...


Fugging is a village in the municipality of Obritzberg-Rust, Sankt Polten-Land, Austria. It is located in the state of Lower Austria and was formerly known as Fucking before it changed its name.


Ganserndorf is a town on the Marchfeld, Lower Austria, Austria and the capital of Bezirk Ganserndorf. It is about 20 km northeast of Vienna, to which it is connected by both the Angerner StraSe and the North railway line.

Gars am Kamp

Gars am Kamp is a market town in the district of Horn in Lower Austria with 3.542 inhabitants. Gars was between 1075 - 1095, during the reign of the House of Babenberg, a former capital of ancient Austria.

Gerasdorf bei Wien

Gerasdorf bei Wien is a town in the district of Korneuburg in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. The city has 10.862 inhabitants.

Gmund, Lower Austria

Gmund is a town in the northwestern Waldviertel region of Lower Austria and the capital of the Gmund district. The municipality consists of the Katastralgemeinden Bohmzeil, Breitensee, Eibenstein, Gmund and Grillenstein. Situated on the Lainsitz ...


Gneixendorf is a village near Krems in Lower Austria. It was the location of Stalag XVII-B, the setting of the Billy Wilder film Stalag 17. The stone-age pre-history, the history of Christian orders settlement and rule and their stately renaissan ...


Gollersdorf is a town in the district of Hollabrunn in Lower Austria, Austria. Peter Schidlof 1922–1987, the Austrian-British violist and co-founder of the Amadeus Quartet, was born in Gollersdorf.


GroSmugl is a town in the district of Korneuburg in Lower Austria in Austria. It is situated about 15 km north of Stockerau within the Weinviertel in Lower Austria. GroSmugl takes up about 64.49 square kilometers, 29.91 percent of which are forest.


Guntramsdorf is a town in the district of Modling in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. As part of the "Industrieviertel", the industrial region in the southeast of Lower Austria, it is well connected to the country capital Vienna. The local ra ...


Cadastral communities: Gegend Egg, Golsen, Hainfeld, Heugraben, Kasberg, Landsthal, Ob der Kirche, Saugraben, Vollberg


Hauskirchen lies in the northeast Weinviertel in Lower Austria 15 kilometers east of Mistelbach. The Zaya River runs through the municipality. The area covers 22.04 square kilometers. Only about 3.95 percent of the municipality is forested.