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Zeltweg, Styria, town in the district of Judenburg, alt. 659 m, pop. 8,189, area 8.73 km2, industrial centre and traffic junction at the confluence of the rivers Poels and Mur/Mura, between Knittelfeld and Judenburg. - Hinterstoisser air base of the Austrian Federal Armed Forces, youth and communication centre, Volksheim cultural centre, Aichfeldhalle (sports centre), HTBLA federal advanced-level school of engineering; gallery, exhibition and seminar centre in Farrach Palace, thermal power station (built 1962, 137 MW) of the Austrian Draukraftwerke power stations; approx. 3 km north-east of Zeltweg is the A1-Ring, a 4.3 km long automobile and motorcycle racing court, is situated about 3 km north-east of Zeltweg. 4,352 people employed (1991), about 61 % of whom in industry (railway systems and mining technology, plastics processing, paper production and processing) and manufacturing; service sector mainly dominated by personal, social and public services. Town status since 1966. - Neo-Gothic parish church (1904-1906); Protestant church of St. John (1908); Farrach Palace (first documented mention 1340, present building dating from about 1660).


Stadtgemeinde Zeltweg (ed.), Festschrift zur Stadterhebungsfeier, 18. 9. 1966, 1966; R. Puschnig, Zeltweg - 100 Jahre Gemeinde, 1974; G. Fournier, Z. Chronik, 1999.