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  • Coat of arms: A silver shield with the golden winning red eagle.
  • Capital: Innsbruck
  •  area: 12,648 km2
  •  Population: 658 300
  • landscape: Will dominated by mountains.
    The proportion
    of the Alps includes both Limestone Alps in the north of the country between Arlberg and the border to Salzburg,
    as well as
    the Central Alps in the south.
    In the West, Kalkzone begins with the Lech Valley Alps between Lech and Inn.
    Karwendel Mountains to the southeast with steep and ragged peaks.
    In the south, huge mountains as Ötztal, Stubai and Zillertal Alps.
    Between lime and Central Alps, slide the covered with green meadows Kitzbühel Alps.
    In the Tyrolean nature parks and the National Park Hohe Tauern Grossglockner - Austria's highest mountain,
    there are countless
    natural beauties.
  • history

    • 15 v. Chr. The Romans conquer the Alpine region populated by the Celts.
    • 10. Jh. Tyrol is part of the Holy Roman Empire.
    • 1027 Tyrol is independent.
    • 1230 Vintschgauer Count call themselves after their family castle near Meran, Count of Tyrol.
    • 1363 Tyrol fell to the Habsburgs.
    • 1525 peasant uprising Michael Gaismair.
    • 1805 In the Peace of Pressburg Tyrol to Bavaria falls.
    • 1809 Tyrolean struggle for freedom under Andreas Hofer.
    • 1810 Andreas Hofer is on 20 February executed in Matua. Tyrol is divided, Italy, Bavaria, and Illyria.
    • 1815 Tirol falls back to Austria.
    • 1919 In the Treaty of St. Germain South Tyrol falls to the Brenner to Italy.
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