Feldkirch District

The district Feldkirch is an administrative district of the Austrian province of Vorarlberg. Until 1969, the present-day Dornbirn district to the district Feldkirch belonged.

To the west the county is bordered by the Principality of Liechtenstein and to the northwest by the Swiss Canton of St. Gallen. The Austrian neighboring districts are in the north of Dornbirn, Bregenz and Bludenz in the east to the south. Feldkirch is the westernmost district in Austria.

The area of the district Feldkirch has changed massively over time, since in some cases communities to come, on the other hand created new districts ( Dornbirn) and municipalities were incorporated there. In 1968 Feldkirch Austria was far the district with the largest population (about 130,000 ). Currently (as of April 2012) of the County is coextensive with the district court Feldkirch.

Municipalities in the district

The district Feldkirch is divided into 24 municipalities, including the municipality and three market towns.

The most important of the abbreviations used are:

  • M = center of the municipality
  • Stt = district
  • R = Rotte
  • W = hamlet
  • D = village
  • ZH = Scattered houses
  • Sdlg = settlement
  • E = bowery (only if they have their own town code)

The complete list that uses the Statistics Austria, can be found at Topographic settlement Labelling according to STAT

Please note that some places may have different spellings. So Katastralgemeinden write differently than the same localities.

Source: Statistics Austria - Vorarlberg list (PDF)


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