Murau District

The political Murau is located in western Styria. He has 1384.58 km ², unusually sparsely populated and also hard hit by emigration. Due to its somewhat remote location is also very little farms have settled. The district capital is the smallest of Styria and Oberwölz is even the smallest Styrian town. The gentle and relatively low level of tourism benefits from the pristine nature. The district Centrally located with Austria far the highest proportion of forest, mainly because there is little high alpine wasteland and hardly any agricultural land.

Administrative divisions

The Murau is divided into 34 municipalities, including two cities and five market towns. The population figures are from 1 January 2013.

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 - Steiermark list (PDF)


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