Schwoich

Schwoich is a municipality in the Kufstein district in the Austrian state of Tyrol located 5.50 km south of Kufstein at the southern side of the Inn River. The village has nine hamlets. Settlement of the area began in the 6th century but the community was mentioned for the first time as "Swiuch / Schweng" in 1280.

Schwoich
Coat of arms of Schwoich
Coat of arms
Location within Kufstein district
Location within Kufstein district
Schwoich is located in Austria
Schwoich
Schwoich
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°33′00″N 12°08′00″E / 47.55000°N 12.13333°E / 47.55000; 12.13333Coordinates: 47°33′00″N 12°08′00″E / 47.55000°N 12.13333°E / 47.55000; 12.13333
CountryAustria
StateTyrol
DistrictKufstein
Government
 • MayorJosef Dillersberger (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total18.79 km2 (7.25 sq mi)
Elevation
583 m (1,913 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total2,515
 • Density130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6334
Area code05372
Vehicle registrationKU
Websitewww.schwoich.tirol.gv.at

The area became famous because of a large deposit of blueberries. Other important sources of income are cement industry and tourism (particularly associated with sport activities).

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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