Brandenberg

Brandenberg is a municipality in the Austrian state of Tyrol in the district Kufstein. It consists of the Brandenberg village and the Aschau locality (German: Ortsteil).

Brandenberg

Coat of arms
Location within Kufstein district
Brandenberg
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°30′29″N 11°53′27″E
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictKufstein
Government
  MayorHans Jürgen Neuhauser
Area
  Total130.17 km2 (50.26 sq mi)
Elevation
919 m (3,015 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
  Total1,523
  Density12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6234
Area code05331
Vehicle registrationKU
Websitewww.brandenberg.
tirol.gv.at

Brandenberg was first mentioned in 1140, and became an independent municipality in the beginning of the 19th century. The municipality is located in the valley of the Brandenberger Ache river, a tributary of the Inn River. To the north, it shares a border with Germany. Neighbouring Austrian and German municipalities are Achenkirch, Breitenbach am Inn, Kramsach, Kreuth, Rottach-Egern, Steinberg am Rofan, and Thiersee.

A local specialty is the Prügeltorte cake.

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