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Tyrol ( German: ) is a Tirol 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.
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
Hall in Tirol 13,801
St. Johann in Tirol 9,425
The nine destricts o Tyrol.
The state is dividit intae aicht destricts (
), an ane Bezirke statutory ceety, Innsbruck. The destricts an their admeenistrative centres, frae wast tae east an north tae sooth, are:
Destrict in East 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.
Coordinates: 47°16′6.92″N 11°23′35.72″E / 47.2685889°N 11.3932556°E