Flirsch

Flirsch is a municipality in the Landeck district in Austrian state of Tyrol. It is located 11 km west of Landeck and 10 km east of Sankt Anton am Arlberg.

Flirsch

Coat of arms
Flirsch
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°08′55″N 10°24′31″E
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictLandeck
Government
  MayorRoland Wechner
Area
  Total31.05 km2 (11.99 sq mi)
Elevation
1,154 m (3,786 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
  Total990
  Density32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6572
Area code05447
Vehicle registrationLA
Websitewww.flirsch.tirol.gv.at

Although the area was previously settled, the village was mentioned for the first time in documents in 1275. The origin of the name lies in Rhaeto-Romance languages. Flirsch became an autonomous community in 1813.

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