Rietz

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For the musician, see Julius Rietz.

Rietz
Coat of arms of Rietz
Coat of arms
Rietz is located in Austria
Rietz
Rietz
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°17′05″N 11°01′50″E / 47.28472°N 11.03056°E / 47.28472; 11.03056Coordinates: 47°17′05″N 11°01′50″E / 47.28472°N 11.03056°E / 47.28472; 11.03056
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Imst
Government
 • Mayor Gerhard Krug (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 19.57 km2 (7.56 sq mi)
Elevation 685 m (2,247 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 2,208
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6421
Area code 05262
Vehicle registration IM
Website www.rietz.at

Rietz is a municipality in the Imst district, Austria, and is located 23 km east of Imst and 4 km west of Telfs on the southern shore of the Inn River. It is a peculiarity that the village has no sun during winter time because of the height of the Stubai Alps. The village is mentioned in documents dating from the year 1264 and has been a community since the year 1325. The main source of income is tourism.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 959 —    
1880 923 −3.8%
1890 905 −2.0%
1900 859 −5.1%
1910 841 −2.1%
1923 892 +6.1%
1934 907 +1.7%
1939 925 +2.0%
1951 1,018 +10.1%
1961 1,047 +2.8%
1971 1,258 +20.2%
1981 1,505 +19.6%
1991 1,759 +16.9%
2001 2,017 +14.7%
2011 2,078 +3.0%

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