Kössen

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Kössen
Maria Klobenstein Koessen-1.jpg
Coat of arms of Kössen
Coat of arms
Kössen is located in Austria
Kössen
Kössen
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°40′N 12°24′E / 47.667°N 12.400°E / 47.667; 12.400Coordinates: 47°40′N 12°24′E / 47.667°N 12.400°E / 47.667; 12.400
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Kitzbühel
Government
 • Mayor Stefan Mühlberger[1]
Area
 • Total 69.34 km2 (26.77 sq mi)
Elevation 588 m (1,929 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[2]
 • Total 4,208
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6345
Area code 05375
Website www.koessen.tirol.gv.at

Kössen is a municipality in the Kitzbühel district in the Austrian state of Tyrol located 24 km north of Kitzbühel as well as 15.50 km north of Sankt Johann in Tirol at the Kitzbühler Ache near the border to Germany.

Geography[edit]

Kössen is located in a broad basin between the Chiemgauer Alps in the north and the Kaiser Mountains in the south of the confluence of Großache river, the Kohlenbach and the Weißenbach.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 1,765 —    
1880 1,760 −0.3%
1890 1,700 −3.4%
1900 1,704 +0.2%
1910 1,969 +15.6%
1923 1,819 −7.6%
1934 1,972 +8.4%
1939 1,913 −3.0%
1951 2,184 +14.2%
1961 2,361 +8.1%
1971 2,769 +17.3%
1981 3,150 +13.8%
1991 3,443 +9.3%
2001 3,936 +14.3%
2011 4,193 +6.5%

Sights[edit]

Maria Klobenstein is a pilgrimage church in the community Kössen in Tirol on the border with Bavaria (municipality Schleching).

Neighboring towns[edit]

Aschau im Chiemgau, Kirchdorf in Tirol, Reit im Winkl, Schleching, Schwendt, Unterwössen, Waidring, Walchsee

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wissenswertes > Politik > Bürgermeister" (in German). Kössen Official Site. Retrieved 2007-12-19. 
  2. ^ Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahres- und Quartalsanfang, 2014-01-01.

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