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Judenburg

(yo͞o`dənbo͝orkh), city (1991 pop. 9,684), Styria prov., S central Austria, on the Mur River. It is an industrial city and winter sports center. Originally a settlement along a Roman road, Judenburg was settled by Jewish merchants in the 11th cent. and became an important regional commercial center. It has a Romanesque church and a 15th-century bell tower.
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Following the 10-1 thrashing of Barnet and a victory against Maribor they were given a more testing run-out at the rain-soaked Judenburg Stadium.
And he was at it again in the picturesque Judenburg Stadium here in Austria in the second leg of their European tour last night.
He later celebrated winning the race by climbin/g the spire of nearby Judenburg church.
The group was to be charged with holding an unauthorized demonstration and "violating air space." Italian press reports identified the pilot as Andreas Siebenhofer, 26, and said he had been sponsored by Takeoff Paragliding, a hang-gliding business based in Judenburg, Austria.
For more than twenty years father and son exchanged letters, all written in Latin, while Zeno was studying at various German and Italian universities before settling down as city doctor in the small community of Judenburg in Styria.
The largest zone, Steiermark, has seen a strong decline in its steel industry, textiles and chemical sectors, is in the centre of the country and includes the towns of Liezen and Judenburg. Austria's rural areas cover a relatively high percentage of the population thanks to two special characteristics of the land: the wide mountain areas (Austria is the most mountainous member of the enlarged EU) and the importance of agriculture in many regions, where rural employment can account for between 15 and 25% of the total compared to the EU average of 6.9%.Sweden.The Swedish list of Objective 2 areas covers 17 regions with a combined population of over 1.2 million (13.8% of the Swedish population, down from 19.6% in the previous period).