Lans, Tyrol

Lans is a town in the district of Innsbruck Land in the Austrian state of Tyrol. The village is located 8 km (15 minutes by car) south of the city of Innsbruck.

Lans

Coat of arms
Lans
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°14′18″N 11°25′53″E
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictInnsbruck Land
Government
  MayorChristian Meischl
Area
  Total6.29 km2 (2.43 sq mi)
Elevation
867 m (2,844 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
  Total1,096
  Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6072
Area code0512
Vehicle registrationIL
Websitewww.gemeinde-lans.at/

Lans is located on the old salt road and first mentioned in 1180 as "Lannes". The main attractions are the lake Lanser See, several good restaurants (Wilder Mann, Isserwirt, Walzl) and the health center Lanserhof. In summer, the golf resort Sperberegg is an additional attraction.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1869256    
1880268+4.7%
1890245−8.6%
1900263+7.3%
1910273+3.8%
1923329+20.5%
1934374+13.7%
1939379+1.3%
1951646+70.4%
1961560−13.3%
1971610+8.9%
1981646+5.9%
1991799+23.7%
2001906+13.4%
2011918+1.3%

International relations

Lans is twinned with Boutigny-sur-Essonne, France since April 23, 1961.

Villages and towns in the vicinity

Aldrans, Ellbögen, Innsbruck, Patsch, and Sistrans

Personalities

See also

References


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