Völs, Tyrol

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Völs
Coat of arms of Völs
Coat of arms
Völs is located in Austria
Völs
Völs
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°15′00″N 11°20′00″E / 47.25000°N 11.33333°E / 47.25000; 11.33333Coordinates: 47°15′00″N 11°20′00″E / 47.25000°N 11.33333°E / 47.25000; 11.33333
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Innsbruck Land
Government
 • Mayor Erich Ruetz (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 5.62 km2 (2.17 sq mi)
Elevation 574 m (1,883 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 6,595
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6176
Area codes 0 512
Vehicle registration IL
Website www.voels.at

Völs is a market town in the district of Innsbruck-Land in the Austrian state of Tyrol located at the western border of Innsbruck. It was mentioned for the first time in documents in 1188.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 449 —    
1880 417 −7.1%
1890 406 −2.6%
1900 378 −6.9%
1910 782 +106.9%
1923 728 −6.9%
1934 866 +19.0%
1939 908 +4.8%
1951 1,027 +13.1%
1961 1,827 +77.9%
1971 2,743 +50.1%
1981 5,931 +116.2%
1991 7,079 +19.4%
2001 6,610 −6.6%
2011 6,537 −1.1%


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