Zirl, Tyrol

Zirl is a market town in the district of Innsbruck-Land in the Austrian state of Tyrol located 10 km west of Innsbruck at the bottom of a pass up the side of the Zirler Berg, leading to Seefeld and ultimately to Germany. The location was mentioned in documents in 799 for the first time.[3] Zirl was damaged several times by floods and fires but nevertheless the population has increased in recent years. The status "Market town" was received in 1984.

Zirl

Coat of arms
Zirl
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°16′24″N 11°14′29″E
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictInnsbruck Land
Government
  MayorHanspeter Schneider (SPÖ)
Area
  Total57.24 km2 (22.10 sq mi)
Elevation
622 m (2,041 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
  Total8,162
  Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6170
Area code05238
Vehicle registrationIL
Websitewww.mg.zirl.at

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18691,557    
18801,514−2.8%
18901,579+4.3%
19001,566−0.8%
19102,854+82.2%
19231,778−37.7%
19342,397+34.8%
19392,523+5.3%
19512,753+9.1%
19613,165+15.0%
19714,327+36.7%
19814,583+5.9%
19915,037+9.9%
20016,120+21.5%
20117,641+24.9%

Sights

A remarkable sight is its parish church, richly adorned with frescoes.

References

  1. "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  3. Prantl N (1960). "Heimat Zirl", Universitaetsverlag Wagner
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