Mieders

Mieders is a municipality in the southern part of the district Innsbruck-Land in the Austrian state of Tyrol. It is located on the right side of the Stubaital 10.60 km south of Innsbruck.

Mieders

Coat of arms
Mieders
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°10′12″N 11°22′53″E
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictInnsbruck Land
Government
  MayorDaniel Stern
Area
  Total16.53 km2 (6.38 sq mi)
Elevation
952 m (3,123 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
  Total1,861
  Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6142
Area code05225
Vehicle registrationIL
Websitewww.mieders.net

History

Founded in 1100, the scattered village is located on a gently rising slope of the valley at the foot of the 2718 m high Serles. Inhabited from the early Middle Ages, the centre has houses decorated with baroque frescoes.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1869448    
1880399−10.9%
1890395−1.0%
1900390−1.3%
1910449+15.1%
1923440−2.0%
1934492+11.8%
1939503+2.2%
1951697+38.6%
1961587−15.8%
1971702+19.6%
1981952+35.6%
19911,163+22.2%
20011,592+36.9%
20111,753+10.1%

Tourism

The two seasonal tourist resort is located directly at the bottom of the skiing and hiking area Serlesbahnen. The slopes are also known for its long summer alpine coaster (monorail), which extends from the top station to the base station of the gondola, leading through the lower wooded slopes of the forest, parallel to the route of the cable car.

Transportation

The town of Innsbruck is connected by a bus line.

Neighboring municipalities

References


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