Leibnitz (Slovenian: Lipnica) is a city in the Austrian state of Styria and at the 2001 census had a population of approximately 7,577 (2008). It is located to the south of the city of Graz, between the Mur and Sulm rivers.
The town is the capital of the Leibnitz political district, which covers about 681 km2, within which more than 75,000 people live. Leibnitz acts as a cultural, educational, judicial and economic focus for the surrounding district.(Wikipedia)