Westendorf, Tyrol

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Westendorf
Center of Westendorf
Center of Westendorf
Coat of arms of Westendorf
Coat of arms
Location of Westendorf within Tyrol
Location of Westendorf within Tyrol
Westendorf is located in Austria
Westendorf
Westendorf
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°24′00″N 12°12′00″E / 47.40000°N 12.20000°E / 47.40000; 12.20000Coordinates: 47°24′00″N 12°12′00″E / 47.40000°N 12.20000°E / 47.40000; 12.20000
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictKitzbühel
Government
 • MayorAnnemarie Plieseis
Area
 • Total95.49 km2 (36.87 sq mi)
Elevation
783 m (2,569 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total3,652
 • Density38/km2 (99/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6363
Area code05334
Vehicle registrationKB
Websitewww.westendorf.tirol.gv.at

Westendorf is a municipality in the Kitzbühel district in the Austrian state of Tyrol located 13.7 km west of Kitzbühel and 12 km southeast of Wörgl in the Brixental valley. The community is a popular ski resort as well as a popular location for Summer tourism especially for excursions and walking-tours. Westendorf was mentioned for the first time in documents in 1234. It has 21 village parts.

Geography[edit]

Westendorf lies on a sunny terrace of the Brixental valley, at the foot of the Choralpe. The parish consists of a clustered village (Haufendorf) and other hamlets and farmsteads in the surrounding area, as well as an industrial estate. To the south the Windautal, a popular recreation area, branches off.

A large part of the parish is wooded or used for agricultural purposes.

Rivers: The Brixentaler Ache and the Windauer Ache flow through the parish.

Mountains: Important mountains are the Hohe Salve (1,828m), the Steinbergstein (2,215m), the Kröndlhorn (2,444m) and the Brechhorn (2,032m).

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18691,324—    
18801,370+3.5%
18901,300−5.1%
19001,367+5.2%
19101,605+17.4%
19231,648+2.7%
19341,802+9.3%
19391,783−1.1%
19512,034+14.1%
19612,228+9.5%
19712,681+20.3%
19812,810+4.8%
19913,157+12.3%
20013,454+9.4%
20113,597+4.1%

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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