Scharnitz

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Scharnitz
Ortansicht Scharnitz, 2017.jpg
Coat of arms of Scharnitz
Coat of arms
Scharnitz is located in Austria
Scharnitz
Scharnitz
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°23′18″N 11°15′54″E / 47.38833°N 11.26500°E / 47.38833; 11.26500Coordinates: 47°23′18″N 11°15′54″E / 47.38833°N 11.26500°E / 47.38833; 11.26500
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictInnsbruck Land
Government
 • MayorIsabella Blaha (Bürger für Scharnitz)
Area
 • Total158.77 km2 (61.30 sq mi)
Elevation
964 m (3,163 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,403
 • Density8.8/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6108
Area code05213
Vehicle registrationIL
Websitewww.scharnitz.tirol.gv.at

Scharnitz is a municipality in the district of Innsbruck-Land in the Austrian state of Tyrol located 16.4 kilometres (10.2 mi) north of Innsbruck and 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) from Seefeld in Tirol on the German border. It is one of the largest municipalities and has 10 parts: Au, Eisack, Gießenbach, Inrain, Jägerviertel, Oberdorf, Schanz, Schießstand, Siedlung, Unterdorf. The village was founded in the early Middle Ages and was once an important commercial route between Germany and Italy. The main source of income is tourism, both in summer and winter. Scharnitz is the western entry point to the Hinterau valley, where the source of river Isar is located.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1869539—    
1880515−4.5%
1890524+1.7%
1900560+6.9%
1910587+4.8%
1923712+21.3%
1934818+14.9%
1939841+2.8%
19511,069+27.1%
19611,014−5.1%
19711,205+18.8%
19811,045−13.3%
19911,100+5.3%
20011,291+17.4%
20111,291+0.0%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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