Winklern, Carinthia, municipality in the district of Spittal an der Drau, alt. 965 m, pop. 1,127, area 37.39 km2, summer tourism (49,947 overnight stays in 1992) in the Upper Mölltal valley at the foot of the Schober mountains, near the Großglockner-Hochalpenstraße Road. - Training Centre of the Federal Armed Forces, district office of the Office of Youth Affairs, office of the forest guards, district Chamber of Agriculture and Forestry, district office of KELAG; metal, meat and wood processing; trade zone. - First documented mention in the 11th century, formerly an important toll-gate. Late-Gothic parish church (15th - 16th century) with fresco of St. Christopher (around 1470), fresco of the Last Judgement (1519), painted Virgin (early 16th century); educational trail on the area's cultural and agricultural landscape.