Unterperfuss

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Unterperfuss
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°15′35″N11°15′32″E / 47.25972°N 11.25889°E / 47.25972; 11.25889 Coordinates: 47°15′35″N11°15′32″E / 47.25972°N 11.25889°E / 47.25972; 11.25889
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Innsbruck Land
Government
   Mayor Georg Hörtnagl
Area
[1]
  Total2.24 km2 (0.86 sq mi)
Elevation
596 m (1,955 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01) [2]
  Total224
  Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6175
Area code 05232
Vehicle registration IL

Unterperfuss is a municipality in the district of Innsbruck-Land in the Austrian state of Tyrol located 15 km west of Innsbruck and is one of the smallest villages of Tyrol. The area is restricted in the north by the Inn River and in the east by the Melach River. Unterperfuss has many facilities for horse-riding.

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Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
186997    
1880112+15.5%
1890101−9.8%
1900110+8.9%
1910129+17.3%
1923115−10.9%
1934125+8.7%
1939120−4.0%
1951348+190.0%
1961218−37.4%
1971215−1.4%
1981201−6.5%
1991223+10.9%
2001212−4.9%
2011198−6.6%

Geography

Unterperfuss is located in the Inn Valley, about 15 km west of Innsbruck, opposite Zirl. With an area of two square kilometers and about 200 inhabitants, it is one of the smallest municipalities in Tyrol. The municipal boundaries are formed in the north by the Inn River and in the east by the Melach River, which flows here from the Sellrain Valley.

History

Unterperfuss became its own tax municipality in 1780. In the cadastre of that time, eleven houses are listed, ten of which were farms that were subject to the Stams monastery. There were also two mills and a sawmill. Forests are mentioned as community property, which were reserved for water protection structures on the Inn and Melach rivers. The family names at that time were Härtnagl, Mayr, Maizner, Wolf, Schiz, Hofer, Schaffenrath, Klaisner, Pranger and Fiz.

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References

  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.