Area: 16.388 km²
Population: 1,21 Millionen
landscape : mountains and glaciers in
the north- west , sunny wine country in the south,
The state coat of arms : In a green label with silver
comes from the time in the 12th century , after the Duke seal Ottokar III .
Fruit growing , meadows and woods , far more than sixty
percent of the area is covered with forests,
nickname " Green Mark " .
His name , the country of the former family seat of the
Earls of " Styria " .
Landscape : High mountains and glaciers in the north-
west , sunny wine country in the south, wide fruit growing ,
Meadows and woods in the hills and wetlands of the East.
- 1 Jh. v. Chr.
The Romans occupy the eastern Alps areas .
Century, the end of the Roman
Century Styria is part of the Slavic duchy Karantania .
falls to the Frankish Empire .
907 Styria falls to Hungary .
Otto the Great defeated the Hungarians .
The Duchy of Styria .
1192 Styria falls to the Babenberg .
1246 Hungary and Bohemia to fight for the country.
1254 Styria Hungary is awarded .
1260 Styria falls in Bohemia.
1379 Styria falls to the Habsburgs.
1829 Archduke Johann settled in Styria and marries the Ausseerin Anna Ploch .
1919 South Styria is ceded to Yugoslavia.
The clock tower
(28m high), the traditional
symbol of the city on the
Schlossberg with a magnificent view
over the city is
the glass elevator
in the mountain, or
on the Schlossberg
260 steps to reach.
heavenly panorama of the
Schladming Tauern and the
Dachstein massif, ski slopes
in the winter, hiking and
climbing in the summer
are a relaxation for
body and soul ..
The famous famous Lipizzaner horses located in Koeflach.
Here the noble stallions are bred for the Spanish Riding School in Vienna.