Fieberbrunn

Fieberbrunn is a market town in the Austrian state of Tyrol in the Kitzbühel district. It is located at 47°28′N 12°33′E / 47.467°N 12.550°E / 47.467; 12.550, in the Kitzbühel Alps. Fieberbrunn is the most populous municipality in the Pillerseetal valley.

Fieberbrunn
Coat of arms of Fieberbrunn
Coat of arms
Fieberbrunn is located in Austria
Fieberbrunn
Fieberbrunn
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°27′59″N 12°33′00″E / 47.46639°N 12.55000°E / 47.46639; 12.55000Coordinates: 47°27′59″N 12°33′00″E / 47.46639°N 12.55000°E / 47.46639; 12.55000
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictKitzbühel
Government
 • MayorDr. Walter Astner
Area
 • Total76.33 km2 (29.47 sq mi)
Elevation
780 m (2,560 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total4,287
 • Density56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6391
Area code05354
Vehicle registrationKB
Websitewww.fieberbrunn.tirol.gv.at

According to a legend, the fountain near its church, and later also the market town received the name Fieberbrunn (fever well) when Tyrolean Countess Margarete Maultasch was healed from fever after drinking from it. Previously the market town was named Pramau.

Fieberbrunn is a winter sports resort and venue of international snowboarding events (like Lords of the Boards), as well as a hiking and mountaineering resort in summer. Since 2006 Fieberbrunn is venue of a new event called 'SNOWFEVER', which is one of the biggest Big Mountain Events in Austria. It is also home of the churchjump.

Schloss Rosenegg is nearby. The bathing lake of the Lauchsee is important for summer tourism.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18691,723—    
18801,788+3.8%
18901,766−1.2%
19001,777+0.6%
19101,924+8.3%
19232,288+18.9%
19342,460+7.5%
19392,425−1.4%
19512,672+10.2%
19613,010+12.6%
19713,662+21.7%
19813,914+6.9%
19914,160+6.3%
20014,180+0.5%
20114,315+3.2%

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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.

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