Karres

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This article is about the municipality Karres. For the planet Karres that features in a science fiction novel, see The Witches of Karres.
Karres
Karres.jpg
Coat of arms of Karres
Coat of arms
Karres is located in Austria
Karres
Karres
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°13′10″N 10°46′30″E / 47.21944°N 10.77500°E / 47.21944; 10.77500Coordinates: 47°13′10″N 10°46′30″E / 47.21944°N 10.77500°E / 47.21944; 10.77500
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Imst
Government
 • Mayor Wilhelm Schatz
Area
 • Total 7.52 km2 (2.90 sq mi)
Elevation 830 m (2,720 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 608
 • Density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6462
Area code 05412
Vehicle registration IM

Karres is a municipality in the district of Imst (district) and is located 2.5 km east of Imst near the mouth of the Pitze River. The village was founded in the Middle Ages because of mining. It has 589 inhabitants.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 402 —    
1880 323 −19.7%
1890 327 +1.2%
1900 323 −1.2%
1910 312 −3.4%
1923 290 −7.1%
1934 293 +1.0%
1939 338 +15.4%
1951 306 −9.5%
1961 354 +15.7%
1971 431 +21.8%
1981 473 +9.7%
1991 509 +7.6%
2001 575 +13.0%
2011 606 +5.4%

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