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Travel Austria - Wolfsberg
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Wolfsberg

wolfsbergInhabitants: 26.000

Wolfsberg is located in the Eastern part of Carinthia, in the middle of the Lavanttal valley.

The municipality of Wolfsberg consits of following villages and districts: Aichberg, Altendorf, Arling, Auen, Eselsdorf, Forst, Glein, Gries, Gross¸edling, Gräbern, Hartelsberg, Hartneidstein, Hattendorf, Hintergumitsch, Hintertheiss¸enegg, Kötsch, Kleinedling, Kleinwinklern, Klippitztörl, Kragelsdorf, Lading, Lausing, Leiwald, Magersdorf, Maildorf, Michaelsdorf, Oberleidenberg, Paildorf, Pfaffendorf, Pollheim, Prebl, Preims, Priel, Raggl, Reding, Reideben, Reinfelsdorf, Reisberg, Rieding, Riegelsdorf, Ritzing, Sankt Jakob, Sankt Johann, Sankt Marein, Sankt Margarethen im Lavanttal, Sankt Michael, Sankt Stefan, Sankt Thomas, Schilting, Schleifen, Schoss¸bach, Schwemmtratten, Siegelsdorf, Thürn, Unterleidenberg, Völking, Vordergumitsch, Vordertheiss¸enegg, Wölling, Waldenstein, Weiss¸enbach Gumitsch, Weiss¸enbach Rieding, Witra, Wois, Wolfsberg, and Wolkersdorf.

The castle of the town was mentioned the first time in a document in 1178 as "Wolfsperch". In the following decades the location developed below the castle to an important place of trade. In 1289 Wolfsberg already received its status being a town.

During the July revolt of the Austrian Nationalsocialists in 1934, the town was occupied by the Nationalsocialists on the 26th July. The main forces of the Austrian army came from the North and reconquered Wolfsberg in the late afternoon of the 27th July. The majority of the insurrectionaries escaped to Yugoslavia.

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On the way to Wolfsberg from the Southern direction.

The castle on the hill was the first building in Wolfsberg.

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Yellow villa in the centre of Wolfsberg.

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Walking through the alleys in the city centre.

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Another view of the castle.

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The main traffic circle of Wolfsberg.

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The Northern area of the town.

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The road along the river Lavant.

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The Industrial area is located in the Northern part of the town.

Accommodation Hotels:Hecher GesmbHWiener Strasse 69400 Wolfsberg,

Hotel DölderRossmarkt 29400 Wolfsberg

Hotel "zum LANDRICHTER"Getreidemarkt 69400 Wolfsberg

Pension Quendler JohannVordergumitsch 39400 Wolfsberg

Pension Zechner FranzAm Neudauerfeld 19400 Wolfsberg

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