According to minutes of board meeting local village with about 100 inhabitants, 350 kilometers from Vienna, will change its name from January 1, 2021 of Fucking in Fugging writes The Guardian.

The decision comes after, in recent years, more and more foreign tourists came to the village just to take a photo with the sign at the entrance to the town, which began to make the Austrians jump. Some of the tourists, according to the local authorities, even stole the signs with the name of the locality several times.

After the decision to change the name has been put to the vote of the community several times in recent years, it seems that the residents have finally decided that they are tired of the jokes about them.

“I can confirm that the village will be famous,” said Andrea Holzner Mayor muncipalităţii that apart Tarsdorf Fucking village. “I really don’t want to say anything more – I’ve had a lot of madness from the press in the past because of that,” he added.

According to the Austrian press, the villagers – known as fuckers – “are tired of tourists and their bad jokes”. The locals first found themselves in the media’s attention after their village was used by the Austrian novelist Kurt Palm as the setting for the action in one of his books. The book was later made into a film, the film is called the Bad Fucking.

The first historical attestations of the village date from 1070, but local mythology suggests that a Bavarian nobleman of the sixth century, named Focko, was the one who laid the foundations of the locality.