Location within Austria
|Coordinates: 46°56′00″N 16°01′00″E / 46.93333°N 16.01667°ECoordinates: 46°56′00″N 16°01′00″E / 46.93333°N 16.01667°E|
|• Mayor||Johann Winkelmaier (ÖVP)|
|• Total||29.61 km2 (11.43 sq mi)|
|Elevation||272 m (892 ft)|
|Population (1 January 2016)|
|• Density||100/km2 (270/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Area codes||+43 3155|
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.
- in the North: Johnsdorf-Brunn and Hohenbrugg-Weinberg
- in the East: Sankt Martin an der Raab and Mühldorf
- in the South: Kapfenstein
- in the West: Pertlstein
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.
- Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahresbeginn 2002-2016 nach Gemeinden (Gebietsstand 2016-01-01), 2016-01-01.