Mieders

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Mieders
Mieders-ansicht.jpg
Coat of arms of Mieders
Coat of arms
Mieders is located in Austria
Mieders
Mieders
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°10′12″N 11°22′53″E / 47.17000°N 11.38139°E / 47.17000; 11.38139Coordinates: 47°10′12″N 11°22′53″E / 47.17000°N 11.38139°E / 47.17000; 11.38139
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Innsbruck Land
Government
 • Mayor Manfred Leitgeb
Area
 • Total 16.5 km2 (6.4 sq mi)
Elevation 952 m (3,123 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 1,790
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6142
Area code 05225
Vehicle registration IL
Website www.mieders.net

Mieders is a municipality in the southern part of the district Innsbruck-Land in the Austrian state of Tyrol. It is located on the right side of the Stubaital 10.60 km south of Innsbruck.

History[edit]

Founded in 1100, the scattered village is located on a gently rising slope of the valley at the foot of the 2718 m high Serles. Inhabited from the early Middle Ages, the centre has houses decorated with baroque frescoes.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 448 —    
1880 399 −10.9%
1890 395 −1.0%
1900 390 −1.3%
1910 449 +15.1%
1923 440 −2.0%
1934 492 +11.8%
1939 503 +2.2%
1951 697 +38.6%
1961 587 −15.8%
1971 702 +19.6%
1981 952 +35.6%
1991 1,163 +22.2%
2001 1,592 +36.9%
2011 1,753 +10.1%

Tourism[edit]

The two seasonal tourist resort is located directly at the bottom of the skiing and hiking area Serlesbahnen. The slopes are also known for its long summer alpine coaster (monorail), which extends from the top station to the base station of the gondola, leading through the lower wooded slopes of the forest, parallel to the route of the cable car.

Transportation[edit]

The town of Innsbruck is connected by a bus line.

Neighboring municipaltities[edit]

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