Tyrol (state)

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Tyrol
Tirol
State of Austria
Flag of Tyrol
Flag
Coat of arms of Tyrol
Coat of arms
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
Country  Austria
Capital Innsbruck
Government
 • Governor Günther Platter (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 12,640.17 km2 (4,880.40 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)
 • Total 739,002
 • Density 58.46456/km2 (151.42252/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)
Website www.tirol.gv.at
Golden Roof, Innsbruck

Tyrol 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.

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[change | change source]

The state is divided into 9 districts and Innsbruck. The districts and their centres (capitals) are:

Statutory city:

North Tyrol:

East Tyrol: