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Fresach description and photos - Austria: Carinthia. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The title in English is Fresach.
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Fresach is an Austrian commune located in the federal state of Carinthia, part of the Villach district. The local lands were inhabited as early as 590 AD by the Slavs. The first church in Fresach was built in the 12th century. The city was almost completely destroyed by the Turks in 1478. In 1518, all the territories surrounding Fresach were taken over by the Habsburgs. In the early 16th century, most of the population was Protestant. Even after the Counter-Reformation, many residents remained true to their faith. After the decree of Emperor Joseph II on religious tolerance in 1782, a Protestant parish was reopened in Fresach, and in 1787 the first school was built.
Fresach is a climatic resort, tourism plays an important role for the city's economy, providing the population workplaces.
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