Innsbruck-Land District

The Bezirk Innsbruck Land is an administrative district (Bezirk) in Tyrol, Austria. It encloses the Statutarstadt Innsbruck, and borders Bavaria (Germany) in the north, the district Schwaz in the east, South Tyrol in Italy to the south, and the district of Imst in the west.

Innsbruck-Land District

Bezirk Innsbruck-Land
Number of municipalities65
  Total1,986.45 km2 (766.97 sq mi)
  Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
NUTS code?

Area of the district is 1,986.45 km², with a population of 167,339 (January 1, 2012), and population density of 84 persons per km². Administrative center of the district is Innsbruck, located outside of the district itself.


The district comprises a part of the Inn valley, the North Tyrolean parts of the Wipptal valley and its tributary valleys Stubaital, Sellraintal, Gschnitztal, and Wattental, as well as the Seefelder Plateau.

The southern border with the Brennerpass is formed by main line of the Alps. The district is dominated by alpine areas, including the mountain ranges of the Stubai Alps in the southwest, Tux Alps in the southeast, and Wetterstein Mountains and Karwendel in the north.

Historical population
1869 43,319    
1880 43,268−0.1%
1890 43,625+0.8%
1900 45,027+3.2%
1910 52,474+16.5%
1923 52,981+1.0%
1934 61,614+16.3%
1939 64,613+4.9%
1951 78,131+20.9%
1961 86,174+10.3%
1971 107,834+25.1%
1981 125,299+16.2%
1991 141,334+12.8%
2001 154,940+9.6%
Source: Statistik Austria

Administrative divisions

The municipalities of the district:

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