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Feistritz im Rosental#

Feistritz im Rosental, Carinthia, municipality in the district of Klagenfurt, alt. 549 m, pop. 2,605, area 71.72 km2, small industrial area and summer tourist resort (58,547 overnight stays), located on the Feistritz stream, at the foot of the middle Karawanken mountain chain. - Customs office, main administrative office for the mid-Drau River region of the Austrian Drau hydro-electric company, run-of-river power plant Feistritz-Ludmannsdorf (built in 1968; 360,000 MWh), Rosental nature recreation park; approximately 74 % of employment (1991) is in industry and trade: Battery and accumulator production, construction materials plant. - Filial church (built around 1720) with carved-wood decorations and figures, Renaissance castle (Goessnitzerhof, first documented mention in the 15th century, completely modernised.)