For the surname, see Fehring (surname).

Coat of arms

Location within Austria

Coordinates: 46°56′00″N 16°01′00″E / 46.93333°N 16.01667°E / 46.93333; 16.01667Coordinates: 46°56′00″N 16°01′00″E / 46.93333°N 16.01667°E / 46.93333; 16.01667
Country Austria
State Styria
District Südoststeiermark
  Mayor Johann Winkelmaier (ÖVP)
  Total 29.61 km2 (11.43 sq mi)
Elevation 272 m (892 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 3,039
  Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 8350
Area codes +43 3155
Vehicle registration FB
Website www.fehring.at
relic of the Tabor
form south west side
Fehring 1820, Lith. J.F. Kaiser

Fehring is a municipality in the district of Südoststeiermark in Styria, Austria. The landscape is rolling hills cut by the valley of the Raab. Fehring is on a socket some metres above the valley floor. The town is bordered to the east by Burgenland.

Neighbouring municipalities

Community structure

The municipality Fehring consists of the villages Hirtzenrigel, Höflach, Petzelsdorf, Petersdorf and Schiefer .


The first mention of Fehring is with 40 homesteads in a document from Ottokar of 1265th. The district Petzelsdorf is already mentioned in the Babenberger Urbar 1220th. Fehring was founded as a marketplace and Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria awarded the market law. A parish is documented in Fehring since 1305.

There has been a lot of wars and fights around Fehring, therefore a Tabor was built in the 15th century.

coat of arms: King Ferdinand granted arms in Augsburg at 8 July 1550.

Austrian stamp of 10 kreuzer in 1858

Twin towns


  1. Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahresbeginn 2002-2016 nach Gemeinden (Gebietsstand 2016-01-01), 2016-01-01.
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