The State of Carinthia: Introductory Note
Philip RaworthEdited By: Philip Raworth
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Carinthia ( Kärnten in German and Koroška in Slovenian) is one of the nine states ( Länder ) of Austria and the southernmost. It is bordered on the west by the State ( Land ) of Tyrol, on the north by the State of Salzburg, on the east by the State of Styria and on the south by Slovenia. It comprises a surface area of 9,535 square kilometers (3,682 square miles), making it the sixth largest of the Austrian states, and is the fifth most populous state with a population, as of 2015, of 557,371. The people are predominantly German-speaking but there is a Slovenia...