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Brand is a municipality in the district of Bludenz in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg.

Brand
Skyline of Brand
Coat of arms of Brand
Coat of arms
Location in the district
Location in the district
Brand is located in Austria
Brand
Brand
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°06′00″N 09°44′00″E / 47.10000°N 9.73333°E / 47.10000; 9.73333Coordinates: 47°06′00″N 09°44′00″E / 47.10000°N 9.73333°E / 47.10000; 9.73333
CountryAustria
StateVorarlberg
DistrictBludenz
Government
 • MayorErich Schedler
Area
 • Total40.28 km2 (15.55 sq mi)
Elevation
1,010 m (3,310 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total719
 • Density18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6708
Area code05559
Vehicle registrationBZ
Websitewww.brand.at

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GeographyEdit

A tourist resort in western Austria, Brand is about five kilometres north of the Swiss border and eight kilometers east of the border with the Principality of Liechtenstein.

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1869349—    
1880327−6.3%
1890311−4.9%
1900296−4.8%
1910344+16.2%
1923337−2.0%
1934371+10.1%
1939376+1.3%
1951446+18.6%
1961530+18.8%
1971583+10.0%
1981644+10.5%
1991646+0.3%
2001709+9.8%
2011657−7.3%

SportsEdit

Winter sports in Brand include both downhill and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, winter hiking, skitouring, icefall climbing, skating, curling, horse riding, archery and indoor tennis. Summer activities include hiking, climbing, mountain biking, golf, tennis, horse riding, fly fishing, canyoning, archery, beach volleyball and soccer.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dauersiedlungsraum der Gemeinden Politischen Bezirke und Bundesländer - Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Einwohnerzahl 1.1.2018 nach Gemeinden mit Status, Gebietsstand 1.1.2018". Statistics Austria. Retrieved 9 March 2019.