Carinthia (state)

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Carinthia
Kärnten
Koroška
State of Austria

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Coordinates: 46°45′40″N 13°49′08″E / 46.761°N 13.819°E / 46.761; 13.819Coordinates: 46°45′40″N 13°49′08″E / 46.761°N 13.819°E / 46.761; 13.819
Country  Austria
Capital Klagenfurt
Government
 • Governor Gerhard Dörfler (FPK)
Area
 • Total 9,538.01 km2 (3,682.65 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 558,300
 • Density 58.534/km2 (151.603/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)

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[change | edit source]

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

The districts of Carinthia

Statutory cities[change | edit source]

Rural districts[change | edit source]