Axams

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Axams
Axams NE.JPG
Coat of arms of Axams
Coat of arms
Axams is located in Austria
Axams
Axams
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°13′00″N 11°18′00″E / 47.21667°N 11.30000°E / 47.21667; 11.30000Coordinates: 47°13′00″N 11°18′00″E / 47.21667°N 11.30000°E / 47.21667; 11.30000
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Innsbruck Land
Government
 • Mayor Rudolf Nagl (Axamer Dorfliste)
Area
 • Total 22.16 km2 (8.56 sq mi)
Elevation 874 m (2,867 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 5,847
 • Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6094
Area code 05234
Vehicle registration IL
Website www.axams.tirol.gv.at

Axams is a municipality in the district of Innsbruck Land in the Austrian state of Tyrol.

The name "Axams" has a Celtic origin and means something like „Place in the height“. The emblem has a golden top on blue ground. In the previous century flax was important for the village. Axams grew in population in the last years.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 1,153 —    
1880 1,144 −0.8%
1890 1,086 −5.1%
1900 1,006 −7.4%
1910 1,123 +11.6%
1923 1,172 +4.4%
1934 1,483 +26.5%
1939 1,463 −1.3%
1951 1,768 +20.8%
1961 2,088 +18.1%
1971 2,898 +38.8%
1981 3,676 +26.8%
1991 4,903 +33.4%
2001 5,294 +8.0%
2011 5,499 +3.9%
2015 5,758 +4.7%

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