Diex

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Diex
Coat of arms of Diex
Coat of arms
Diex is located in Austria
Diex
Diex
Location within Austria
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Country Austria
State Carinthia
District Völkermarkt
Government
 • Mayor Anton Polessnig
Area
 • Total 54.9 km2 (21.2 sq mi)
Elevation 1,159 m (3,802 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 799
 • Density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9103
Area code 04231
Website www.sonnenort-diex.at

Diex (Slovene: Djekše) is a town in the district of Völkermarkt in Austrian state of Carinthia. It is known for its Gothic fortified church on a hilltop.

Geography

Diex lies in southeast Carinthia on the southern slope of the Saualpe high above the Jaun valley and the Lavant valley.

Population

Village Number of people 1991 Percent of Slovenes 1991 Percent of Slovenes 1951
Haimburgerberg / Vovbrška Gora 177 24.9% 86.9%
Bösenort / Hudi Kraj 91 14.3% 30.4%
Grossenegg / Tolsti Vrh 53 17% 96.3%
Grafenbach / Kneža 130 10.8% 12.3%

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