Gratwein was a market town with 3635 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2016) in Styria north-west of Graz in the district of Graz-Umgebung and jurisdiction Graz-West. As part of the Styrian municipal reform, in 2015 it was merged with the communities Judendorf-Straßengel, Eisbach and Gschnaidt, the new municipality is called Gratwein-Straßengel. The basis for this is the Styrian Municipal Reform Act - StGsrG.