Fieberbrunn

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Fieberbrunn
Coat of arms of Fieberbrunn
Coat of arms
Fieberbrunn is located in Austria
Fieberbrunn
Fieberbrunn
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°27′59″N 12°33′00″E / 47.46639°N 12.55000°E / 47.46639; 12.55000Coordinates: 47°27′59″N 12°33′00″E / 47.46639°N 12.55000°E / 47.46639; 12.55000
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Kitzbühel
Government
 • Mayor Herbert Grander
Area
 • Total 76.29 km2 (29.46 sq mi)
Elevation 780 m (2,560 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 4,336
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6391
Area code 05354
Vehicle registration KB
Website www.fieberbrunn.tirol.gv.at

Fieberbrunn is a market town in the Austrian state of Tyrol in the Kitzbühel district. It is located at 47°28′N 12°33′E / 47.467°N 12.550°E / 47.467; 12.550, in the Kitzbühel Alps. Fieberbrunn is the most populous municipality in the Pillerseetal valley.

According to a legend, the fountain near its church, and later also the market town received the name Fieberbrunn (fever fountain) when Tyrolean Countess Margarete Maultasch was healed from fever after drinking from it. Previously the market town was named Pramau.

Fieberbrunn is a winter sports resort and venue of international snowboarding events (like Lords of the Boards), as well as a hiking and mountaineering resort in summer. Since 2006 Fieberbrunn is venue of a new event called 'SNOWFEVER', which is one of the biggest Big Mountain Events in Austria. It is also home of the churchjump.

Schloss Rosenegg is nearby. The bathing lake of the Lauchsee is important for summer tourism.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 1,723 —    
1880 1,788 +3.8%
1890 1,766 −1.2%
1900 1,777 +0.6%
1910 1,924 +8.3%
1923 2,288 +18.9%
1934 2,460 +7.5%
1939 2,425 −1.4%
1951 2,672 +10.2%
1961 3,010 +12.6%
1971 3,662 +21.7%
1981 3,914 +6.9%
1991 4,160 +6.3%
2001 4,180 +0.5%
2011 4,315 +3.2%

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