Thaur

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Thaur
Coat of arms of Thaur
Coat of arms
Thaur is located in Austria
Thaur
Thaur
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°17′42″N 11°28′19″E / 47.29500°N 11.47194°E / 47.29500; 11.47194Coordinates: 47°17′42″N 11°28′19″E / 47.29500°N 11.47194°E / 47.29500; 11.47194
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Innsbruck Land
Government
 • Mayor Konrad Giner
Area
 • Total 21.1 km2 (8.1 sq mi)
Elevation 633 m (2,077 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 3,791
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6065
Area code 05223
Vehicle registration IL
Website www.thaur.tirol.gv.at

Thaur is a municipality in the district of Innsbruck-Land in the Austrian state of Tyrol located 5 km east of Innsbruck between Rum, Austria and Hall in Tirol.

Settlement of the area probably began around 1000 BC but the location was mentioned as “Taurane” for the first time in 827. Thaur is very religious even nowadays.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1869 1,120 —    
1880 1,062 −5.2%
1890 1,092 +2.8%
1900 1,162 +6.4%
1910 1,199 +3.2%
1923 1,206 +0.6%
1934 1,379 +14.3%
1939 1,449 +5.1%
1951 1,807 +24.7%
1961 1,867 +3.3%
1971 2,409 +29.0%
1981 2,774 +15.2%
1991 3,230 +16.4%
2001 3,483 +7.8%
2011 3,760 +8.0%

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