Jochberg, Tyrol

Jochberg is a municipality in the Austrian state of Tyrol in the Kitzbühel district. It is located is 8 km south of Kitzbühel.

Jochberg
Church of Saint Wolfgang

Coat of arms
Jochberg
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°18′00″N 12°25′00″E
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictKitzbühel
Government
  MayorGünther Resch (FPÖ)
Area
  Total87.86 km2 (33.92 sq mi)
Elevation
923 m (3,028 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
  Total1,577
  Density18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6373
Area code05355
Vehicle registrationKB
Websitewww.jochberg.tirol.gv.at

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1869981    
1880916−6.6%
1890939+2.5%
1900949+1.1%
1910925−2.5%
19231,141+23.4%
19341,130−1.0%
19391,141+1.0%
19511,290+13.1%
19611,351+4.7%
19711,469+8.7%
19811,535+4.5%
19911,461−4.8%
20011,540+5.4%
20111,560+1.3%

Economy

There used to be copper mining in Jochberg, until it was ceased in 1625 for lack of profitability. Nowadays Jochberg is part of the Kitzbühel ski resort, connecting the Kitzbühel skiing area to the slopes west of the Pass Thurn.

References


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