Stattegg

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Location
47°08'13"N
015°25'12"E
Country
 Austria
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Description

Stattegg is a village and a suburb of Graz, the capital of the Austrian state of Styria. It lies at the bottom of the Schoeckl, a mountain of the European Alps. Stattegg has 2580 inhabitants (as of 31 December 2005) and consists of 13 Katastralgemeinden: Buch, Eichberg, Hochgreit, Hohenberg, Hub, Kalkleiten, Krail, Leber, Mühl, Neudorf, Rannach, Steingraben, Ursprung.

History

In medieval times the Stadecker were a dynasty of ministeriales in the service of the sovereign of Styria. Their seat was the castle of Stadeck located in Hub, a part of Stattegg. Ulrich I von Stadeck was 26th arch bishop of Salzburg (1256–1265), Rudolf von Stadegge was a minstrel, several were Landeshauptmann of Styria. 1400 the dynasty ended with Hans and Leuthold of Stadeck.

Objects of Interest

Church Maria Schutz in Kalkleiten Old limekiln (founded 1890, stopped 1966, classified as a historical monument since 1981) Well of Andritz-Ursprung ( Jakob- Lorber Begegnungsstätte )
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