Hopfgarten im Brixental

Hopfgarten im Brixental is a market town in the Austrian state of Tyrol in the Kitzbühel district. It is located at an elevation of 622 m above sea level. With an area of 166.57 km² it is the largest municipality in the district, and among the largest in Tyrol.

Hopfgarten im Brixental

Coat of arms
Hopfgarten im Brixental
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°27′00″N 12°10′00″E
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictKitzbühel
Government
  MayorPaul Sieberer (ÖVP)
Area
  Total166.54 km2 (64.30 sq mi)
Elevation
622 m (2,041 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
  Total5,677
  Density34/km2 (88/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6361
Area code05335
Vehicle registrationKB
Websitewww.hopfgarten.tirol.gv.at

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18692,757    
18802,769+0.4%
18902,790+0.8%
19002,844+1.9%
19103,197+12.4%
19233,062−4.2%
19343,339+9.0%
19393,247−2.8%
19513,909+20.4%
19614,163+6.5%
19714,799+15.3%
19814,952+3.2%
19915,196+4.9%
20015,266+1.3%
20115,544+5.3%

Tourism

It is a popular place for all levels of skier with a variety of slopes ranging from black slopes for expert skiers to nursery slopes for beginners, and featuring a ski school. There are also many neighbouring towns with an extended variety of slopes including Itter a perfect slope for those early skiing lessons. A trip on the gondola is worth doing if just for the view at the top. You can even parapent off the top if you choose.

For the non-thrill-seekers there are also plenty of options. You can visit one of the typical Austrian restaurants such as the Gasthof Traube where you can try meals such as schnitzel, strudel or noodles. It also has a renowned church with a wonderful ceiling.

Notable people

See also

Panorama

References


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