Klagenfurt


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Klagenfurt

(klä`gənfo͝ort), city (1991 pop. 89,415), capital of Carinthia prov., S Austria, on the Glan River. Situated in a mountain lake region, it is a noted winter sports center with a bustling tourist trade. Manufactures include electrical apparatus, clothing, shoes, tobacco, wood, products, and leather goods. The city also has industries in metal, processed food, and chemicals. An annual timber fair is held there. Klagenfurt was chartered about the mid-13th cent. and became an episcopal see in the late 18th cent. The city has a cathedral (16th cent.), a theological seminary, and several museums.

Klagenfurt

 

a city in Austria in an intermontane hollow, on the Glan River near the Wörthersee. The administrative center of the Land (state) of Carinthia. Population, 72,500 (1968). It is a railroad junction and has woodworking, electrotechnical, machine building, textile, leather footwear, and tobacco industries. North of the city is the Annabichl airport.

In Klagenfurt, which was rebuilt after 1540 according to a regular plan, are the Renaissance Landhaus (Carinthia’s government building, built between 1574 and 1590) and a cathedral (1587–91).

Klagenfurt

a city in S Austria, capital of Carinthia province: tourist centre. Pop.: 90 141 (2001)
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