Sittersdorf

Sittersdorf (Slovene: Žitara vas) is a town in the district of Völkermarkt in Carinthia in south-central Austria.

Sittersdorf

Žitara vas

Coat of arms
Sittersdorf
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 46°32′N 14°36′E
CountryAustria
StateCarinthia
DistrictVölkermarkt
Government
  MayorJakob Strauß
Area
  Total44.95 km2 (17.36 sq mi)
Elevation
500 m (1,600 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
  Total2,011
  Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
9133
Area code04237
Websitewww.sittersdorf.at

Geography

Sittersdorf lies about 10 km as the crow flies from the Slovenian border. The Vellach and the Suchabach flow through it. The largest bodies of water in the municipality are the Gösselsdorfer See and the Sonnegger Reservoir.

Population

According to the 2001 census, 19.8% of the population were Carinthian Slovenes.

References

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