Villach

  • villach
    drava riverside
    drava riverside
    coat of arms of villach
    coat of arms
    location of villach within carinthia
    location of villach within carinthia
    villach is located in carinthia
    villach
    villach
    location within austria
    villach is located in austria
    villach
    villach
    villach (austria)
    coordinates: 46°37′n 13°51′e / 46°37′n 13°51′e / 46.617; 13.850utc+2 (cest)
    postal code
    9500
    area code04242
    vehicle registrationvillach.at

    villach (german pronunciation: [ˈfɪlax] (about this soundlisten); slovene: beljak, italian: villaco, friulian: vilac) is the seventh-largest city in austria and the second-largest in the federal state of carinthia. it represents an important traffic junction for southern austria and the whole alpe-adria region. as of january 2018, the population is 61,887.[3]

    together with other alpine towns villach engages in the alpine town of the year association for the implementation of the alpine convention to achieve sustainable development in the alpine arc. in 1997, villach was the first town to be awarded alpine town of the year.

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Villach
Drava riverside
Drava riverside
Coat of arms of Villach
Coat of arms
Location of Villach within Carinthia
Location of Villach within Carinthia
Villach is located in Carinthia
Villach
Villach
Location within Austria
Villach is located in Austria
Villach
Villach
Villach (Austria)
Coordinates: 46°37′N 13°51′E / 46°37′N 13°51′E / 46.617; 13.850UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
9500
Area code04242
Vehicle registrationvillach.at

Villach (German pronunciation: [ˈfɪlax] (About this soundlisten); Slovene: Beljak, Italian: Villaco, Friulian: Vilac) is the seventh-largest city in Austria and the second-largest in the federal state of Carinthia. It represents an important traffic junction for southern Austria and the whole Alpe-Adria region. As of January 2018, the population is 61,887.[3]

Together with other Alpine towns Villach engages in the Alpine Town of the Year Association for the implementation of the Alpine Convention to achieve sustainable development in the Alpine Arc. In 1997, Villach was the first town to be awarded Alpine Town of the Year.