Aurach bei Kitzbühel

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Aurach bei Kitzbühel
Coat of arms of Aurach bei Kitzbühel
Coat of arms
Aurach bei Kitzbühel is located in Austria
Aurach bei Kitzbühel
Aurach bei Kitzbühel
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°25′00″N 12°26′00″E / 47.41667°N 12.43333°E / 47.41667; 12.43333Coordinates: 47°25′00″N 12°26′00″E / 47.41667°N 12.43333°E / 47.41667; 12.43333
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Kitzbühel
Government
 • Mayor Rudolf Mitterer
Area
 • Total 54.2 km2 (20.9 sq mi)
Elevation 846 m (2,776 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 1,125
 • Density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6370
Area code 05356
Vehicle registration KB
Website www.aurach.tirol.gv.at

Aurach bei Kitzbühel is a municipality in Kitzbühel District in the Kitzbühel Alps in the Austrian state of Tyrol.

Aurauch is located 5 km south of district town of Kitzbühel on the river known as the Kitzbühler Ache and the road to Thurn Pass. The municipality is further divided into Unteraurach, Oberaurach and several scattered settlements and hamlets including Haberberg, Haselwand, Kochau, Sonnberg and Wiesenegg-Grüntal. It was mentioned for the first time in documents in 1289 s Orwiorwe. Formerly a part of Kitzbühel district, Aurach became an independent municipality in 1833. It has 1171 inhabitants (as at 1 Jan 2010).

Of historical significance is the former mine in the area of the Kelchalm.

Aurach has a wildlife park, situated at a height of 1,100 metres, which is home to typical Alpine animals such as Red Deer, Ibex, Mouflon, Wild Boar and Lynx, as well as animals from other mountainous regions, including Fallow Deer, Sika Deer, Llama and Yak.

Neighbouring municipalities[edit]

Fieberbrunn, Jochberg, Kitzbühel

in the state of Salzburg: Saalbach-Hinterglemm

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 781 —    
1880 771 −1.3%
1890 715 −7.3%
1900 740 +3.5%
1910 782 +5.7%
1923 822 +5.1%
1934 853 +3.8%
1939 738 −13.5%
1951 824 +11.7%
1961 828 +0.5%
1971 930 +12.3%
1981 1,024 +10.1%
1991 1,050 +2.5%
2001 1,203 +14.6%
2011 1,150 −4.4%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahres- und Quartalsanfang, 2013-01-01.

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