Tyrol (state)

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Tyrol
Tirol
State o Austrick
Banner o Tyrol
Banner
Coat o airms o Tyrol
Coat o airms
Location of Tyrol
Kintra  Austrick
Caipital Innsbruck
Govrenment
 • Governor Günther Platter (ÖVP)
Aurie
 • Tot 12,640.17 km2 (4,880.40 sq mi)
Population
 • Tot 710,100
 • Density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code AT-7
NUTS Region AT3
Votes in Bundesrat 5 (of 61)
Wabsteid www.tirol.gv.at

Tyrol (German: Tirol) is a state or Bundesland, locatit in the wast o Austrick. It comprises the Austrian pairt o the historical region o Tyrol.

The state is split intae twa pairts–cried North Tyrol an East Tyrol–bi a 20-kilometre (12 mi) -wide strip o land whaur the state o Salzburg borders directly on the Italian province o Sooth Tyrol.

North Tyrol borders Bavarie (Germany) in the north, the state o Vorarlberg in the wast, Italy an Swisserland in the sooth an Salzburg in the east. East Tyrol an aw borders Carinthie in the east.

The heichest muntain in the state is the Großglockner in the Hohe Tauern, wi an elevation o 3,797 m (12,457.35 ft.), which is an aw the heichest muntain in Austrick.

Ceeties an touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

The caipital is Innsbruck. The ceety is kent for its university, especially in medicine. Tyrol is popular for its famous ski resorts, which include Kitzbühel, Ischgl an St. Anton, but haes nae ceeties besides Innsbruck. Tae wit, the 15 lairgest towns in Tyrol are

# Town Inhabitants
January 2017
1. Innsbruck 132,236
2. Kufstein 18,973
3. Telfs 15,582
4. Hall in Tirol 13,801
5. Schwaz 13,606
6. Wörgl 13,537
7. Lienz 11,945
8. Imst 10,371
9. St. Johann in Tirol 9,425
10. Rum 9,063
11. Kitzbühel 8,341
12. Zirl 8,134
13. Wattens 7,870
14. Landeck 7,764
15. Jenbach 7,088

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The nine destricts o Tyrol.

The state is dividit intae aicht destricts (Bezirke), an ane statutory ceety, Innsbruck. The destricts an their admeenistrative centres, frae wast tae east an north tae sooth, are:

North Tyrol
Destrict in East Tyrol

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main article: History o Tyrol

Historically, the region wis pairt o the Coonty o Tyrol, which formit pairt o the Holy Roman Empire, later the Austrian Empire an feenally wis a Kronland (ryal territory) o Austrick-Hungary. The Coonty o Tyrol extendit ayont the bundaries o the day's state. Historically Tyrol (afore World War I) includit in addition tae the day's Tyrol (North Tyrol an East Tyrol) the Italian provinces o Sooth Tyrol an Trentino an three municipalities, which the day are pairt o the province o Belluno. Efter Warld War I, these became pairt o Italy accordin tae the proveesions o the Treaty o Saint Germain.

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Coordinates: 47°16′6.92″N 11°23′35.72″E / 47.2685889°N 11.3932556°E / 47.2685889; 11.3932556