Kufstein District

The Bezirk Kufstein is an administrative district (bezirk) in Tyrol, Austria. It borders Bavaria (Germany) in the north, the Kitzbühel district in the southeast, and the Schwaz district in the southwest.

Kufstein District

Bezirk Kufstein
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
Number of municipalities30
Area
  Total969.81 km2 (374.45 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
  Total101,321
  Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)

The district has a geographical area of 969.81 km², and a population of 101,321 (2012) giving a population density of 104 people per km². The administrative center is Kufstein.

The district comprises the lower part of the Tyrolean Inn valley as far as the Bavarian border, the Alpbach valley, the Brandenberg valley, Wildschönau, and Thiersee. Mountain ranges within the district include the Brandenberg Alps, Kitzbühel Alps, and the Kaisergebirge. The largest lakes are the Reintal lakes, Thiersee, Hechtsee, Hintersteiner See and Walchsee.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1869 27,032    
1880 29,371+8.7%
1890 31,296+6.6%
1900 34,375+9.8%
1910 39,598+15.2%
1923 41,334+4.4%
1934 44,834+8.5%
1939 46,160+3.0%
1951 56,093+21.5%
1961 60,022+7.0%
1971 70,875+18.1%
1981 76,966+8.6%
1991 84,627+10.0%
2001 93,702+10.7%
Source: Statistik Austria

Administrative divisions

The district is divided into 30 municipalities, three of them are towns, and two of them are market towns.

Towns

  1. Kufstein (17,550)
  2. Rattenberg (405)
  3. Wörgl (12,723)

Market towns

  1. Brixlegg (2,809)
  2. Kundl (3,967)

Municipalities

  1. Alpbach (2,600)
  2. Angath (946)
  3. Angerberg (1,768)
  4. Bad Häring (2,568)
  5. Brandenberg (1,547)
  6. Breitenbach am Inn (3,321)
  7. Ebbs (5,239)
  8. Ellmau (2,659)
  9. Erl (1,452)
  10. Kirchbichl (5,363)
  11. Kramsach (4,609)
  12. Langkampfen (3,707)
  13. Mariastein (323)
  14. Münster (3,044)
  15. Niederndorf (2,631)
  16. Niederndorferberg (673)
  17. Radfeld (2,292)
  18. Reith im Alpbachtal (2,673)
  19. Rettenschöss (469)
  20. Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser (1,323)
  21. Schwoich (2,314)
  22. Söll (3,556)
  23. Thiersee (2,855)
  24. Walchsee (1,789)
  25. Wildschönau (4,146)

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