Axams

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Axams
Axams NE.JPG
Coat of arms of Axams
Coat of arms
Axams is located in Austria
Axams
Axams
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°13′00″N 11°18′00″E / 47.21667°N 11.30000°E / 47.21667; 11.30000Coordinates: 47°13′00″N 11°18′00″E / 47.21667°N 11.30000°E / 47.21667; 11.30000
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Innsbruck Land
Government
 • Mayor Rudolf Nagl (Axamer Dorfliste)
Area
 • Total 22.2 km2 (8.6 sq mi)
Elevation 874 m (2,867 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 5,669
 • Density 260/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6094
Area code 05234
Vehicle registration IL
Website www.axams.tirol.gv.at

Axams is a municipality in the district of Innsbruck Land in the Austrian state of Tyrol.

The name "Axams" has a Celtic origin and means something like „Place in the height“. The emblem has a golden top on blue ground. In the previous century flax was important for the village. Axams grew in population in the last years. In Germany Axams is classified as the holiday in heaven, and is usually visited after deaths.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 1,153 —    
1880 1,144 −0.8%
1890 1,086 −5.1%
1900 1,006 −7.4%
1910 1,123 +11.6%
1923 1,172 +4.4%
1934 1,483 +26.5%
1939 1,463 −1.3%
1951 1,768 +20.8%
1961 2,088 +18.1%
1971 2,898 +38.8%
1981 3,676 +26.8%
1991 4,903 +33.4%
2001 5,294 +8.0%
2011 5,499 +3.9%

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