Hochfilzen

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Hochfilzen
Hochfilzen, Katholische Pfarrkirche Unsere Liebe Frau Maria Schnee Dm64081 foto1 2012-08-07 17.40.jpg
Coat of arms of Hochfilzen
Coat of arms
Hochfilzen is located in Austria
Hochfilzen
Hochfilzen
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°28′10″N 12°37′21″E / 47.46944°N 12.62250°E / 47.46944; 12.62250Coordinates: 47°28′10″N 12°37′21″E / 47.46944°N 12.62250°E / 47.46944; 12.62250
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Kitzbühel
Government
 • Mayor Konrad Walk (Bürgerliste)
Area
 • Total 32.7 km2 (12.6 sq mi)
Elevation 959 m (3,146 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 1,147
 • Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6395
Area code 05359
Vehicle registration KB
Website Gemeinde Hochfilzen

Hochfilzen is a town in the Austrian state of Tyrol in the Kitzbühel district. It is located at 47°28′N 12°38′E / 47.467°N 12.633°E / 47.467; 12.633, in the Pillersee valley 5 km east of Fieberbrunn. Population was 1,147 in 2016.

It is a popular winter sports resort, especially for cross country skiing. In 2017 (9 to 19 February) it hosted the Biathlon World Championships, as it also did in 2005, 1998 and 1978, and it is a regular venue in the annual IBU World Cup series.

Hochfilzen, road panorama with smoking chimney

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 285 —    
1880 332 +16.5%
1890 341 +2.7%
1900 376 +10.3%
1910 453 +20.5%
1923 465 +2.6%
1934 499 +7.3%
1939 526 +5.4%
1951 645 +22.6%
1961 956 +48.2%
1971 1,098 +14.9%
1981 1,059 −3.6%
1991 1,111 +4.9%
2001 1,109 −0.2%
2011 1,123 +1.3%

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