• ÖVP: 5
  • SPÖ: 3
  • FPÖ: 1

Gossendorf is a municipality with 893 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013 ) in the south- east of Styria in the district of Southeastern Styria. From 1 January 2015 it is merged in the Styrian municipality structural reform with the municipalities box Bach, Gniebing - Weissbach, Auer Bach, head im Raabtal, Mühldorf in field Bach and Raabau, the new community will continue to use the name " field Bach".

  • 2.1 municipal
  • 2.2 Coat of Arms


Geographical Location

Goss village is situated about 42 km south-east of Graz, 5 km south-east of the district capital field creek in East Styrian Hill Country.

Neighboring communities

  • In the north: Head im Raabtal
  • In the East: Pertlstein
  • In the South: Bad Gleichenberg and Kapfenstein
  • In the West: field Mühldorf at Bach

Community structure

The municipality comprises the three villages (in brackets population as of 31 October 2011):

  • Eder trench ( 188)
  • Gossendorf ( 673)
  • Höflach (49 )

The municipality comprises the cadastral Gossendorf.

Population Development


Parish council

The council consists of nine members and is since the municipal elections 2010 mandates the following parties together:

  • 5 ÖVP - provides the Mayor and the Deputy Mayor
  • 3 SPÖ
  • 1 FPÖ

Coat of arms

The award of the municipality coat of arms was made with effect from 1 July 1985. Coat Description: In a red slant right golden chestnut leaf and a right inverted golden angle.

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Stephan Rabitsch (* 1991), Austrian cyclist