Municipal Statistics

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Population

Number of inhabitants

as per 4. November 2020:

  • Inhabitants total: 28,090 – of which 14,324 male and 13,766 female
  • Persons with principal place of residence in Leoben: 24,338
  • Persons with secondary place of residence in Leoben: 3,752
  • Households total: 13,810

Geographic data

Location:

Geographic position: 47° 23′ northern latitude, 15° 6′ eastern longitude
East-west extension: 16.8 km
North-south extension: 16.1 km

Altitude and highest elevation

Average altitude above sea level: 540 m
Highest elevation: 1,643 m (Wetterkogel)
Lowest point: 515 m (residential building Proleber Straße 142)
Tallest building: 58 m (church tower of Waasen parish)

Rivers and streams

Mur, Gössbach, Schladnitzbach, Vordernbergerbach, Karrenbach

Area and perimeter

Perimeter of urban area: 53 km

Total area: 107.77 km2, of which

  • 78,69 % woodland
  • 9,03 % agricultural land
  • 5,27 % building land
  • 4,50 % other
  • 1,19 % waters
  • 0,84% alps
  • 0,48 % gardens

Cadastral communities & street/road names

Community data

Municipality: Municipality number 61108
Capital of the district of Leoben
ZIP code: 8700, telephone area code: +43 3842
Number of street/road names: 249

List of all street/road names

In German:

Amtliches Straßenverzeichnis (pdf, 0.02 MB)

Leoben is comprised of ten cadastral communities:

  • Donawitz
  • Göß
  • Gößgraben-Göß
  • Judendorf
  • Leitendorf
  • Leoben
  • Mühltal
  • Prettach
  • Schladnitzgraben
  • Waasen

Network of roads and streets

Leoben has an extensive network of roads, streets, cycle paths and bridges:

  • some 190 km of roads and streets; of which 100 km paved
  • 130 kilometres of footpaths
  • more than 15,000 m2pedestrian zone in the centre of town
  • some 80 bridges
  • some 30 km of cycle paths
  • some 4,000 street lights
Panorama bridge

Proleberbrücke; Picture: Freisinger