Hochfilzen

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Hochfilzen
Hochfilzen, Katholische Pfarrkirche Unsere Liebe Frau Maria Schnee Dm64081 foto1 2012-08-07 17.40.jpg
Coat of arms of Hochfilzen
Coat of arms
Hochfilzen is located in Austria
Hochfilzen
Hochfilzen
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°28′10″N 12°37′21″E / 47.46944°N 12.62250°E / 47.46944; 12.62250Coordinates: 47°28′10″N 12°37′21″E / 47.46944°N 12.62250°E / 47.46944; 12.62250
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Kitzbühel
Government
 • Mayor Sebastian Eder
Area
 • Total 32.7 km2 (12.6 sq mi)
Elevation 959 m (3,146 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 1,139
 • Density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6395
Area code 05359
Vehicle registration KB
Website Gemeinde Hochfilzen

Hochfilzen is a town in the Austrian state of Tyrol in the Kitzbühel district. It is located at 47°28′N 12°38′E / 47.467°N 12.633°E / 47.467; 12.633, in the Pillersee valley 5 km east of Fieberbrunn. Population was 1,109 in 2001.

It is a popular winter sports resort, especially for cross country skiing. In 2005 (March 4–13) it hosted the Biathlon World Championships, as it also did in 1978 and 1998, and is a regular venue in the annual IBU World Cup series.

Hochfilzen, road panorama with smoking chimney

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1869 285 —    
1880 332 +16.5%
1890 341 +2.7%
1900 376 +10.3%
1910 453 +20.5%
1923 465 +2.6%
1934 499 +7.3%
1939 526 +5.4%
1951 645 +22.6%
1961 956 +48.2%
1971 1,098 +14.9%
1981 1,059 −3.6%
1991 1,111 +4.9%
2001 1,109 −0.2%
2011 1,123 +1.3%

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