Globasnitz

Globasnitz (Slovene: Globasnica) is a town in the district of Völkermarkt in the Austrian state of Carinthia.

Globasnitz

Globasnica

Coat of arms
Globasnitz
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 46°33′N 14°42′E
CountryAustria
StateCarinthia
DistrictVölkermarkt
Government
  MayorPaul Robnig
Area
  Total38.39 km2 (14.82 sq mi)
Elevation
541 m (1,775 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
  Total1,620
  Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
9142
Area code04230
Websitewww.globasnitz.at

Population

A considerable percentage (42.1%) of the population are Carinthian Slovenes, and Slovene is a second official language of the municipality.

History

In the Carinthian Plebiscite of 1920, Sankt Jakob was one of the 17 Carinthian municipalities, where the majority of the population (52%) voted for the annexation to the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (Yugoslavia).

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