Birgitz

Birgitz is a community in the district of Innsbruck in Tyrol and lies on a terrace of the highlands 10 km south west of the capital. The nearest neighbouring village is Axams in the west and Götzens in the east.

Birgitz

Coat of arms
Location in the district
Birgitz
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°14′03″N 11°18′03″E
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictInnsbruck Land
Government
  MayorMarkus Haid
Area
  Total4.78 km2 (1.85 sq mi)
Elevation
859 m (2,818 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
  Total1,419
  Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6092
Area code05234
Vehicle registrationIL

Already around 100 BC the name „Birga“ was known in the area. Due to a high increase in population Birgitz will eventually merge with Götzens some time.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1869314    
1880342+8.9%
1890303−11.4%
1900284−6.3%
1910259−8.8%
1923276+6.6%
1934311+12.7%
1939287−7.7%
1951361+25.8%
1961409+13.3%
1971574+40.3%
1981824+43.6%
19911,073+30.2%
20011,212+13.0%
20111,306+7.8%
20151,342+2.8%

References

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