Carinthia

Carinthia (German: Kärnten [ˈkɛʁntn̩] (listen); Slovene: Koroška [kɔˈɾóːʃka] (listen)) is the southernmost Austrian state, in the Eastern Alps, and is noted for its mountains and lakes. The main language is German. Its regional dialects belong to the Southern Bavarian group. Carinthian Slovene dialects, forms of a South Slavic language that predominated in the southeastern part of the region up to the first half of the 20th century, are now spoken by a small minority in the area.

Carinthia
Kärnten  (German)
Koroška  (Slovene)
Anthem: Kärntner Heimatlied
Country Austria
CapitalKlagenfurt
Government
  GovernorPeter Kaiser (SPÖ)
  Deputy Governors
  • Beate Prettner (SPÖ)
  • Gaby Schaunig (SPÖ)
Area
  Total9,535.97 km2 (3,681.86 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
  Total561,390
  Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeAT-2
HDI (2019)0.906[1]
very high · 7th of 9
NUTS RegionAT2
Votes in Bundesrat4 (of 62)
Websitewww.ktn.gv.at

Carinthia's main industries are tourism, electronics, engineering, forestry, and agriculture.


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