Carinthia

federal state in the South of Austria
(Redirected from Carinthia (state))

Carinthia (German: Kärnten [ˈkɛʁntn̩] (About this soundlisten); Slovene: Koroška [kɔˈɾóːʃka] (About this soundlisten); Italian: Carinzia [karintsja]; Southern Austro-Bavarian: Keantn) is the southernmost state of Austria. 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.

Carinthia

Kärnten
Flag of Carinthia
Flag
Coat of arms of Carinthia
Coat of arms
Location of Carinthia
Country Austria
CapitalKlagenfurt
Government
 • GovernorPeter Kaiser (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total9,538.01 km2 (3,682.65 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2016)
 • Total560,300
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeAT-2
NUTS RegionAT2
Votes in Bundesrat4 (of 62)
Websitewww.ktn.gv.at

DistrictsEdit

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

 
The districts of Carinthia

Statutory citiesEdit

Rural districtsEdit

ReferencesEdit