Tyrol (state)

federal state in western Austria

Tyrol (/tɪˈrl, t-, ˈtrl/;[1] German: Tirol [tiˈʁoːl] (audio speaker iconlisten); Central Austro-Bavarian: Tiroi, Diaroi) is a federal state in western Austria. It has the Austrian part of the historic Princely County of Tyrol. The capital of Tyrol is Innsbruck.

Flag of Tyrol
Coat of arms of Tyrol
Location of Tyrol
Coordinates: 47°16′6.92″N 11°23′35.72″E / 47.2685889°N 11.3932556°E / 47.2685889; 11.3932556Coordinates: 47°16′6.92″N 11°23′35.72″E / 47.2685889°N 11.3932556°E / 47.2685889; 11.3932556
 • GovernorGünther Platter (ÖVP)
 • Total12,640.17 km2 (4,880.40 sq mi)
 (1 January 2017)
 • Total746,153
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeAT-7
NUTS RegionAT3
Votes in Bundesrat5 (of 61)

The state is split into two parts– North Tyrol and smaller East Tyrol.

The state's territory is entirely in the Eastern Alps at the important Brenner Pass. The highest mountain in the state is the Großglockner.

Districts Edit

The nine districts in Tyrol
Golden Roof, Innsbruck

The state is divided into eight districts and the city of Innsbruck. The districts and their centres (capitals) are:

Statutory city
Districts in North Tyrol
District in East Tyrol

References Edit