Reutte District

The Bezirk Reutte is an administrative district (Bezirk) in Tyrol, Austria. It borders Bavaria (Germany) in the north, the districts Imst and Landeck in the south, and Bregenz and Bludenz (both Vorarlberg) in the west. The district is also referred to as “Außerfern”.

Reutte District

Bezirk Reutte
Number of municipalities37
  Total1,236.37 km2 (477.37 sq mi)
  Density26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)

Area of the district is 1,236.37 km², with a population of 31,758 (January 1, 2012), and population density of 26 persons per km². Administrative center is Reutte.


The district comprises the valleys of the Lech, the Tannheimer Tal, and the so-called Zwischentoren between Reutte and Fern Pass. Mountain ranges in the district include parts of the Lechtal Alps, Wetterstein Mountains, Allgäu Alps and Tannheim Mountains. Prominent lakes include Plansee, Heiterwanger See, Haldensee, and Vilsalpsee.

Historical population
1869 17,066    
1880 16,613−2.7%
1890 15,949−4.0%
1900 15,636−2.0%
1910 16,359+4.6%
1923 15,827−3.3%
1934 17,602+11.2%
1939 17,952+2.0%
1951 20,901+16.4%
1961 22,489+7.6%
1971 26,068+15.9%
1981 27,370+5.0%
1991 29,140+6.5%
2001 31,584+8.4%
Source: Statistik Austria

Administrative divisions

The 37 municipalities of the district:

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