Lans, Tyrol

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Lans
Coat of arms of Lans
Coat of arms
Lans is located in Austria
Lans
Lans
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°14′18″N 11°25′53″E / 47.23833°N 11.43139°E / 47.23833; 11.43139Coordinates: 47°14′18″N 11°25′53″E / 47.23833°N 11.43139°E / 47.23833; 11.43139
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Innsbruck Land
Government
 • Mayor Christian Meischl
Area
 • Total 6.03 km2 (2.33 sq mi)
Elevation 867 m (2,844 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 1,062
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 6072
Area code 0512
Vehicle registration IL
Website www.gemeinde-lans.at/

Lans is a town in the district of Innsbruck Land in the Austrian state of Tyrol. The village is located 8 km (15 minutes by car) south of Innsbruck.

Lans is located on the old salt road and first mentioned in 1180 as "Lannes". The main attractions are the lake Lanser See, several good restaurants (Wilder Mann, Isserwirt, Walzl) and the health center Lanserhof. In summer, the golf resort Sperberegg is an additional attraction.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1869256—    
1880268+4.7%
1890245−8.6%
1900263+7.3%
1910273+3.8%
1923329+20.5%
1934374+13.7%
1939379+1.3%
1951646+70.4%
1961560−13.3%
1971610+8.9%
1981646+5.9%
1991799+23.7%
2001906+13.4%
2011918+1.3%

International relations[edit]

Lans is twinned with Boutigny-sur-Essonne, France, since April 23, 1961.

Villages and towns in the vicinity[edit]

Aldrans, Ellbögen, Innsbruck, Patsch, Sistrans

Personalities[edit]

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