Itter

Itter [ˈɪtɐ] is a municipality in the Kitzbühel District in the Austrian state of Tyrol located 18.60 km west of Kitzbühel, 5 km southeast of Wörgl, and 2.5 km north of Hopfgarten im Brixental. The village lies on a terrace above the Brixental valley and its main source of income is tourism.

Itter

Coat of arms
Itter
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°28′14″N 12°08′38″E
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictKitzbühel
Government
  MayorJohann Gratt
Area
  Total10.44 km2 (4.03 sq mi)
Elevation
703 m (2,306 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
  Total1,150
  Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6305
Area code05335
Vehicle registrationKB
Websitehttp://www.itter.tirol.gv.at

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1869499    
1880479−4.0%
1890424−11.5%
1900434+2.4%
1910447+3.0%
1923444−0.7%
1934480+8.1%
1939489+1.9%
1951587+20.0%
1961646+10.1%
1971792+22.6%
1981910+14.9%
1991980+7.7%
20011,060+8.2%
20111,180+11.3%

Sights

The small castle of the village, Itter Castle, was a prison for French high personalities during World War II. Two days before the war ended, a battle was fought there against the Waffen SS, the only occasion when American and German forces fought on the same side during the war.

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