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View of road near Heiligenblut

Heiligenblut am Großglockner (English: Holy Blood by the Großglockner) is a municipality in the district of Spittal an der Drau in Carinthia, Austria. The municipal area comprises the Katastralgemeinden of Apriach, Hof, Rojach, and Zlapp.

At the northwestern edge of Carinthia and bordering East Tyrol and Salzburg state, Heiligenblut is in a high valley of the Hohe Tauern range of the European Alps at the foot of the Grossglockner, the highest mountain in Austria, and of the Pasterze Glacier. Other peaks include the Johannisberg and the Fuscherkarkopf in the north, both part of the Alpine divide and accordingly on the Carinthia-Salzburg border.

The municipality is also the southern starting point of the scenic Grossglockner High Alpine Road to Bruck in the state of Salzburg.

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