Tyrol (state)

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State o Austrick
Banner o Tyrol
Coat o airms o Tyrol
Coat o airms
Location of Tyrol
Kintra  Austrick
Caipital Innsbruck
 • Governor Günther Platter (ÖVP)
 • Tot 12,640.17 km2 (4,880.40 sq mi)
 • 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 62)
Wabsteid www.tirol.gv.at
The destricts o Tyrol.

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 14 lairgest towns in Tyrol are

Town Inhabitants
January 2011
1. Innsbruck 120,147
2. Kufstein 17,388
3. Telfs 14,626
4. Schwaz 12,995
5. Hall in Tirol 12,695
6. Wörgl 12,645
7. Lienz 11,955
8. Imst 9,494
9. Rum 8,850
10. St. Johann in Tirol 8,766
11. Kitzbühel 8,207
12. Landeck 7,713
13. Zirl 7,641
14. Wattens 7,625

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The state is dividit intae 9 destricts (Bezirke), an ane statutory ceety, Innsbruck. The destricts an their admeenistrative centres, frae wast tae east an north tae sooth, are:

Statutory ceety:

North Tyrol:

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 3 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