Scharnitz

Scharnitz is a municipality in the district of Innsbruck-Land in the Austrian state of Tyrol located 16.4 kilometres (10.2 mi) north of Innsbruck and 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) from Seefeld in Tirol on the German border. It is one of the largest municipalities and has 10 parts: Au, Eisack, Gießenbach, Inrain, Jägerviertel, Oberdorf, Schanz, Schießstand, Siedlung, Unterdorf. The village was founded in the early Middle Ages and was once an important commercial route between Germany and Italy. The main source of income is tourism, both in summer and winter. Scharnitz is the western entry point to the Hinterau valley, where the source of river Isar is located.

Scharnitz

Coat of arms
Scharnitz
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°23′18″N 11°15′54″E
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictInnsbruck Land
Government
  MayorIsabella Blaha (Bürger für Scharnitz)
Area
  Total158.77 km2 (61.30 sq mi)
Elevation
964 m (3,163 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
  Total1,403
  Density8.8/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6108
Area code05213
Vehicle registrationIL
Websitewww.scharnitz.tirol.gv.at

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1869539    
1880515−4.5%
1890524+1.7%
1900560+6.9%
1910587+4.8%
1923712+21.3%
1934818+14.9%
1939841+2.8%
19511,069+27.1%
19611,014−5.1%
19711,205+18.8%
19811,045−13.3%
19911,100+5.3%
20011,291+17.4%
20111,291+0.0%

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