|• Mayor||Siegmund Geiger (ŐVP)|
|• Total||124.97 km2 (48.25 sq mi)|
|Elevation||767 m (2,516 ft)|
|Population (1 January 2016)|
|• Density||27/km2 (71/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
It is situated in a river basin together with its neighbour town Landeck near the rivers Inn and Sanna. The geographical location is . Here, the old roads coming from Vinschgau, Engadin, Bavaria and Lake Constance cross.
The free-standing church tower is a notable feature of the town. In 1911, a fire burned half the village to ash and destroyed much of the old man-made structures. The tower remained, and the church was established about fifty meters away.
Zams: Lötz, Rease, Oberdorf, Engere, Oberreit, Unterreit, Siedlung, Riefe
Zammerberg: Falterschein, Grist, Kronburg, Lahnbach, Rifenal, Schwaighof, Tatschhof, Anreit
- Günther Platter (*1954), mayor of Zams for 11 years, then advisor for culture and sports in Tirol. From 2003 to 2007 Platter was Austrian minister of defense and from 2007 to 2008 Austrian minister of the interior. As of July 1, 2008, he is Governor (Landeshauptmann) of Tyrol.
- Nikolaus Schuler (*1756 in Fließ), founder of the monastery in Zams
- Johann Josef Netzer (*1808 in Zams, †1864), composer
- Franz Xaver Hauser (*1924 †1999), academic painter and sculptor, originally from Zammerberg
- Romed Mungenast (*1953 †2006), Yeniche writer
- Anna Zita Maria Stricker (born 1994), professional cyclist
While most other places in the Landeck district are shaped by tourism (especially winter tourism), in Zams handicraft, trade, and other services are major activities. About 5% of the population still practice agriculture, usually for supplementary income, particularly near Zammerberg.
- Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahresbeginn 2002-2016 nach Gemeinden (Gebietsstand 1.1.2016) for Zams.
- "Anna Zita Maria Stricker". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
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