Ehenbichl is a municipality with 825 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2019) in the district of Reutte in the Austrian state of Tyrol.

Ehenbichl
Coat of arms of Ehenbichl
Ehenbichl is located in Austria
Ehenbichl
Ehenbichl
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°28′21″N 10°42′16″E / 47.47250°N 10.70444°E / 47.47250; 10.70444Coordinates: 47°28′21″N 10°42′16″E / 47.47250°N 10.70444°E / 47.47250; 10.70444
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictReutte
Government
 • MayorWolfgang Winkler
Area
 • Total7.28 km2 (2.81 sq mi)
Elevation
862 m (2,828 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total824
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6600
Area code05672
Vehicle registrationRE
Websitewww.ehenbichl.
tirol.gv.at

GeographyEdit

The municipality is located in the district of Reutte and in the valley of Reutte, where Ehenbichl is separated from this place by the 939 meter high hill Sintwag and is located off the main traffic routes. The settlement extends over an area created by the Lech, which represents a gentle valley shoulder. The Lech also forms the municipal boundary. The district Rieden is located in the southwest, near Weißenbach am Lech.

Neighboring communitiesEdit

Roman road and bike pathsEdit

Ehenbichl is located on the Fernradweg, which runs as Via Claudia Augusta along an ancient Roman road of the same name.

Constituent communitiesEdit

The municipal area comprises the following two villages (population as of 1 January 2019[3][circular reference]):

Ehenbichl (666)
Vineyards (159)

HistoryEdit

Ehenbichl was first mentioned in 1404 as Ehenpühel documentary.

The district hospital Reutte was built in 1968.

Coat of armsEdit

Blazon: Green and gold split, the green field in the shield's head with gold zinnt, in the golden field a black stag pole.[4] The colors of the community flag are green and yellow[5]

The municipal coat of arms was awarded in 1983. The battlements refer to the lying on the municipal boundary Ehrenberg Castle, the stag pole reminiscent of the former princely Tiergarten and the abundance of game in the area.[6]

PersonalitiesEdit

  • Sonja Ledl-Rossmann (* 1974), politician (ÖVP), member of the Austrian Bundesrat
  • Florian Rudig (* 1980), television and event presenter
  • Michael Wolf (born 1981), ice hockey player
  • Nicole Hosp (* 1983), former ski racer

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.
  3. ^ Wikipedia:de. "Ehenbichl". Retrieved 2019-11-22.
  4. ^ Landesgesetzblatt für Tirol Nr. 22/1983 (Digitalisat).
  5. ^ Landesgesetzblatt für Tirol Nr. 30/1983 (Digitalisat)
  6. ^ Gemeinde Ehenbichl: Gemeindechronik

External linksEdit