Itter

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Itter
Itter Tirol.jpg
Coat of arms of Itter
Coat of arms
Itter is located in Austria
Itter
Itter
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°28′14″N 12°08′38″E / 47.47056°N 12.14389°E / 47.47056; 12.14389Coordinates: 47°28′14″N 12°08′38″E / 47.47056°N 12.14389°E / 47.47056; 12.14389
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Kitzbühel
Government
 • Mayor Johann Gratt
Area
 • Total 10.44 km2 (4.03 sq mi)
Elevation 703 m (2,306 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 1,162
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 6305
Area code 05335
Vehicle registration KB
Website http://www.itter.tirol.gv.at

Itter is a municipality in the Kitzbühel District in the Austrian state of Tyrol located 18.60 km west of Kitzbühel, 5 km southeast of Wörgl, and 2.5 km north of Hopfgarten im Brixental. The village lies on a terrace above the Brixental valley and its main source of income is tourism.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1869499—    
1880479−4.0%
1890424−11.5%
1900434+2.4%
1910447+3.0%
1923444−0.7%
1934480+8.1%
1939489+1.9%
1951587+20.0%
1961646+10.1%
1971792+22.6%
1981910+14.9%
1991980+7.7%
20011,060+8.2%
20111,180+11.3%

Sights[edit]

The small castle of the village, Itter Castle, was a prison for French high personalities during World War II. Two days before the war ended, a battle was fought there against the Waffen SS, the only occasion when American and German forces fought on the same side during the war.

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