Special Sub-Topic: Styrian Knowledge
|What is the capital of Styria?|
Graz. Graz is also the second largest city in Austria.
|What is the largest district of Styria (by sqkm)?|
Liezen. Liezen has 3270 sq km, Muerzzuschlag 849, Feldbach 727 and Fuerstenfeld is the smallest of all with 264 (if you don´t count Graz).
|What is the approximate percentage of the Austrian area is made up by Styria?|
20%. 1.2 million people live in Styria which is about 15% of all Austrians.
|What is the highest mountain of Styria?|
Dachstein. The height of the Dachstein is about 3,000 metres (ca 10,000 feet). It's in the north-western part of Styria.
|Which are the three main parts of Styria|
Upper Styria, Eastern Styria and Western Styria. Lower Styria was removed from Austria after WW I, and is now main part of Slovenia.
|Styria borders Italy.|
f. Styria only borders Slovenia.
|What is the smallest town in Styria?|
Oberwoelz. None of these places have more than 5,000, and Bad Radkersburg and Mureck just reach the 2,000s. With close to 1,000 Citizens Oberwoelz is the also smallest town in Austria.
|Styria is also a major wine producing site in Austria. What is the main variety of vine?|
Welschriesling. Schilcher is the main vine growing area in western Styria; Grüner Veltliner is the main area of Austria; Traminer is the most famous one in my home county.
|Part of the border with Slovenia is made up by the Mur (a river).|
t. The Mur (Mura) is also the longest river of Styria. In Croatia it flows into the Drau (Drina)
|To what district belongs Tieschen, my home village?|
Radkersburg. Radkersburg is the most south-eastern district of Styria. It borders Slovenia in the south and east. Bad Radkersburg, the district capital, is one part of the now separated city of Radkersburg. The other (and bigger)one is Gorna Radgona (Upper Radkersburg) in Slovenia.
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