Hopfgarten im Brixental

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Hopfgarten im Brixental
Hopfgarten Hohe Salve.jpg
Coat of arms of Hopfgarten im Brixental
Coat of arms
Hopfgarten im Brixental is located in Austria
Hopfgarten im Brixental
Hopfgarten im Brixental
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°27′00″N 12°10′00″E / 47.45000°N 12.16667°E / 47.45000; 12.16667Coordinates: 47°27′00″N 12°10′00″E / 47.45000°N 12.16667°E / 47.45000; 12.16667
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Kitzbühel
Government
 • Mayor Paul Sieberer (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 166.55 km2 (64.31 sq mi)
Elevation 622 m (2,041 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 5,581
 • Density 34/km2 (87/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6361
Area code 05335
Vehicle registration KB
Website www.hopfgarten.tirol.gv.at

Hopfgarten im Brixental is a market town in the Austrian state of Tyrol in the Kitzbühel district. It is located at an elevation of 622 m above sea level. With an area of 166.57 km² it is the largest municipality in the district, and among the largest in Tyrol.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 2,757 —    
1880 2,769 +0.4%
1890 2,790 +0.8%
1900 2,844 +1.9%
1910 3,197 +12.4%
1923 3,062 −4.2%
1934 3,339 +9.0%
1939 3,247 −2.8%
1951 3,909 +20.4%
1961 4,163 +6.5%
1971 4,799 +15.3%
1981 4,952 +3.2%
1991 5,196 +4.9%
2001 5,266 +1.3%
2011 5,544 +5.3%

Tourism[edit]

It is a popular place for all levels of skier with a variety of slopes ranging from black slopes for expert skiers to nursery slopes for beginners, and featuring a ski school. There are also many neighbouring towns with an extended variety of slopes including Itter a perfect slope for those early skiing lessons. A trip on the gondola is worth doing if just for the view at the top. You can even parapent off the top if you choose.

For the non-thrill-seekers there are also plenty of options. You can visit one of the typical Austrian restaurants such as the Gasthof Traube where you can try meals such as schnitzel, strudel or noodles. It also has a renowned church with a wonderful ceiling.

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Panorama[edit]

Panorama of Hopfgarten

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