Aflenz was until the end of 2014 a market town with last 1,007 inhabitants (31 October 2013) in the judicial district Bruck an der Mur and in the political district Bruck-Mürzzuschlag in Styria. As part of the municipality of structural reform in Styria it was merged as of 1 January 2015 the municipality Aflenz Land for market town of Aflenz.