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Sölden

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Dec 17, 2021

Sölden is a municipality in the Ötztal valley of Tyrol, Austria.

For the town in Germany, see Sölden, Germany
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Place in Tyrol, Austria
Sölden

Sölden in mid-February 2005

Coat of arms

Location in the district

Sölden
Location within Austria
Coordinates:

46°58′N11°00′E

Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Imst
Government

  Mayor Ernst Schöpf
Area

[1]
  Total 466.89 km2 (180.27 sq mi)
Elevation

1,368 m (4,488 ft)
Population

 (2018-01-01)[2]
  Total 3,145
  Density 6.7/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6450
Area code 05254
Vehicle registration IM
Website soelden.tirol.gv.at

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At c. 467 km2 (180 sq mi), it is the largest municipality in the country. The population of 3,449 (as of 2003) is outnumbered by tourists, of which 15,000 can be accommodated. With tourist bed nights running at over two million per year, the municipality is third only to Vienna and Salzburg as an Austrian tourist destination. Sölden has lost some of its former small village charm, but other attractions have been enhanced in recent years.

The main village of Sölden is at an elevation of 1,368 metres (4,488 ft)above sea level, and the upper village of Hochsölden at 2,090 m (6,857 ft) has 5 four-star hotels. The highest peak is the Wildspitze, at 3,768 m (12,362 ft), the second highest mountain in Austria, after the Großglockner.

The Ötztal Glacier Road is the second highest paved road in Europe. It is the access road from Sölden to the Rettenbach glacier and Tiefenbachferner glaciers in the Ötztal Alps.

The English spelling of the town is “Soelden”. One may come across websites and directions using this spelling of the town.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 968     
1880 1,054 +8.9%
1890 1,080 +2.5%
1900 1,070 −0.9%
1910 1,095 +2.3%
1923 1,098 +0.3%
1934 1,407 +28.1%
1939 1,604 +14.0%
1951 1,660 +3.5%
1961 1,886 +13.6%
1971 2,372 +25.8%
1981 2,499 +5.4%
1991 2,738 +9.6%
2001 3,066 +12.0%
2011 4,113 +34.1%

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