Schwendt

Schwendt is a municipality in the Kitzbühel district in the Austrian state of Tyrol located 17 km north of Kitzbühel and 6 km below Kössen.

Schwendt
Ortsansicht Schwendt.jpg
Coat of arms of Schwendt
Coat of arms
Schwendt is located in Austria
Schwendt
Schwendt
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°38′00″N 12°24′00″E / 47.63333°N 12.40000°E / 47.63333; 12.40000Coordinates: 47°38′00″N 12°24′00″E / 47.63333°N 12.40000°E / 47.63333; 12.40000
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictKitzbühel
Government
 • MayorSebastian Haunholter
Area
 • Total30.85 km2 (11.91 sq mi)
Elevation
702 m (2,303 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total823
 • Density27/km2 (69/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6385
Area code05375
Vehicle registrationKB
Websitewww.riskommunal.net/
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The name of the village comes from the old word "schwenden" (meaning to grub-up).

Agriculture and tourism are its main sources of income.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1869394—    
1880398+1.0%
1890413+3.8%
1900388−6.1%
1910352−9.3%
1923368+4.5%
1934364−1.1%
1939346−4.9%
1951421+21.7%
1961479+13.8%
1971568+18.6%
1981591+4.0%
1991673+13.9%
2001763+13.4%
2011796+4.3%

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.