Innsbruck

  • innsbruck
    innsbruck at blue hour.jpg
    panorama insbruck4.jpg
    innsbruck - panoramio (45).jpg
    austria-01454 - wilten abbey (21402649823).jpg
    schloss ambras - panoramio (2).jpg
    innsbruck - altes landhaus (tiroler landtag)1 (cropped).jpg
    coat of arms of innsbruck
    coat of arms
    innsbruck is located in tyrol, austria
    innsbruck
    innsbruck
    location within austria
    innsbruck is located in austria
    innsbruck
    innsbruck
    innsbruck (austria)
    coordinates: 47°16′06″n 11°23′36″e / 47°16′06″n 11°23′36″e / 47.26833; 11.39333utc+2 (cest)
    postal code
    6010–6080
    area code0512
    vehicle registrationinnsbruck.at

    innsbruck (german: [ˈɪnsbʁʊk]; bavarian: [ˈɪnʃprʊk]) is the capital city of tyrol and the fifth-largest city in austria. it is in the inn valley, at its junction with the wipp valley, which provides access to the brenner pass some 30 km (18.6 mi) to the south.

    located in the broad valley between high mountains, the so-called north chain in the karwendel alps (hafelekarspitze, 2,334 metres or 7,657 feet) to the north, and the patscherkofel (2,246 m or 7,369 ft) and serles (2,718 m or 8,917 ft) to the south. innsbruck is an internationally renowned winter sports centre; it hosted the 1964 and 1976 winter olympics as well as the 1984 and 1988 winter paralympics. innsbruck also hosted the first winter youth olympics in 2012. the name translates as 'bridge over the river inn'.[3]

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Innsbruck
Innsbruck at blue hour.jpg
Panorama insbruck4.jpg
Innsbruck - panoramio (45).jpg
Austria-01454 - Wilten Abbey (21402649823).jpg
Schloss Ambras - panoramio (2).jpg
Innsbruck - Altes Landhaus (Tiroler Landtag)1 (cropped).jpg
Coat of arms of Innsbruck
Coat of arms
Innsbruck is located in Tyrol, Austria
Innsbruck
Innsbruck
Location within Austria
Innsbruck is located in Austria
Innsbruck
Innsbruck
Innsbruck (Austria)
Coordinates: 47°16′06″N 11°23′36″E / 47°16′06″N 11°23′36″E / 47.26833; 11.39333UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6010–6080
Area code0512
Vehicle registrationinnsbruck.at

Innsbruck (German: [ˈɪnsbʁʊk]; Bavarian: [ˈɪnʃprʊk]) is the capital city of Tyrol and the fifth-largest city in Austria. It is in the Inn valley, at its junction with the Wipp valley, which provides access to the Brenner Pass some 30 km (18.6 mi) to the south.

Located in the broad valley between high mountains, the so-called North Chain in the Karwendel Alps (Hafelekarspitze, 2,334 metres or 7,657 feet) to the north, and the Patscherkofel (2,246 m or 7,369 ft) and Serles (2,718 m or 8,917 ft) to the south. Innsbruck is an internationally renowned winter sports centre; it hosted the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics as well as the 1984 and 1988 Winter Paralympics. Innsbruck also hosted the first Winter Youth Olympics in 2012. The name translates as 'Bridge over the River Inn'.[3]