Carinthia (state) facts for kids

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Carinthia
Kärnten
Koroška
Carinzia
State of Austria
Flag of Carinthia
Flag
Coat of arms of Carinthia
Coat of arms
Location of Carinthia
Country  Austria
Area
 • Total 9,538.01 km2 (3,682.65 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 557,371
 • Density 58.43682/km2 (151.35068/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code AT-2
NUTS Region AT2
Votes in Bundesrat 4 (of 62)
Website www.ktn.gv.at

Carinthia is the southernmost State of Austrian. It is in the Eastern Alps. The main language is German.

Carinthia's main industries are tourism, electronics, engineering, forestry and agriculture. The companies Philips and Siemens have large operations there.

Districts

The state is divided into eight rural and two urban districts. There are 132 towns.

Map at kaernten bezirke kfz
The districts of Carinthia

Statutory cities

  • Klagenfurt
  • Villach

Rural districts

  • Spittal an der Drau
  • Hermagor
  • Villach-Land
  • Feldkirchen
  • St. Veit an der Glan
  • Klagenfurt-Land
  • Völkermarkt
  • Wolfsberg

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