Westendorf, Tyrol

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Westendorf
Coat of arms of Westendorf
Coat of arms
Westendorf is located in Austria
Westendorf
Westendorf
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°24′00″N 12°12′00″E / 47.40000°N 12.20000°E / 47.40000; 12.20000Coordinates: 47°24′00″N 12°12′00″E / 47.40000°N 12.20000°E / 47.40000; 12.20000
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Kitzbühel
Government
 • Mayor Anton Margreiter
Area
 • Total 95.52 km2 (36.88 sq mi)
Elevation 783 m (2,569 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 3,620
 • Density 38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6363
Area code 05334
Vehicle registration KB
Website www.westendorf.tirol.gv.at

Westendorf is a municipality in the Kitzbühel district in the Austrian state of Tyrol located 13.7 km west of Kitzbühel and 12 km southeast of Wörgl in the Brixental valley. The community is a popular ski resort as well as a popular location for Summer tourism especially for excursions and walking-tours. Westendorf was mentioned for the first time in documents in 1234. It has 21 village parts.

Geography[edit]

Westendorf lies on a sunny terrace of the Brixental valley, at the foot of the Choralpe. The parish consists of a clustered village (Haufendorf) and other hamlets and farmsteads in the surrounding area, as well as an industrial estate. To the south the Windautal, a popular recreation area, branches off.

A large part of the parish is wooded or used for agricultural purposes.

Rivers: The Brixentaler Ache and the Windauer Ache flow through the parish.

Mountains: Important mountains are the Hohe Salve (1,828m), the Steinbergstein (2,215m), the Kröndlhorn (2,444m) and the Brechhorn (2,032m).

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1869 1,324 —    
1880 1,370 +3.5%
1890 1,300 −5.1%
1900 1,367 +5.2%
1910 1,605 +17.4%
1923 1,648 +2.7%
1934 1,802 +9.3%
1939 1,783 −1.1%
1951 2,034 +14.1%
1961 2,228 +9.5%
1971 2,681 +20.3%
1981 2,810 +4.8%
1991 3,157 +12.3%
2001 3,454 +9.4%
2011 3,597 +4.1%

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