Itter

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For the Arab perfume, see Ittar. For other uses, see Itter (disambiguation).
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 CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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
Year Pop. ±%
1869 499 —    
1880 479 −4.0%
1890 424 −11.5%
1900 434 +2.4%
1910 447 +3.0%
1923 444 −0.7%
1934 480 +8.1%
1939 489 +1.9%
1951 587 +20.0%
1961 646 +10.1%
1971 792 +22.6%
1981 910 +14.9%
1991 980 +7.7%
2001 1,060 +8.2%
2011 1,180 +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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