Welcome to the Province of the Tyrol

Information is available on the following topics:

Agriculture

For centuries, agriculture has shaped society and the cultural landscape in the Tyrol and provided its people with quality food and raw materials ...

Culture

The Tyrol is rich in cultural history, as reflected in the region's various museums. Culture is also a part of everyday life, in which customs, traditions ...

Economy

After the end of the Second World War, the economic structure of the Tyrol underwent radical and permanent change ...

Education

Education is both an individual resource and a life-long process for the acquisition and development of mental, personal and social competence ...

Environment

With its geographical location, topography and variety of altitude zones, the Tyrol enjoys outstanding diversity in terms of species and habitats ...

Europe

The representation of the Tyrol's interests in European matters is multi-faceted and includes the Tyrolean European policy ...

Facts & Figures

Capital city: Innsbruck - Area: 12.648 km2 - Population: 700.000 - Communities: 279 (among those 11 cities) in 9 districts ...

Government

The administration of the Tyrol is run by the Government, which comprises the Governor, two Deputy Governors and up to five Members ...

Health

People in the Tyrol are very health-conscious. That is one of the reasons why Tyroleans have a life expectancy ...

History

The earliest evidence of human settlement in the area of the Tyrol dates back to the late Neolithic period, and man is known to have lived here ...

Living in the Tyrol

The designated area of settlement in the Tyrol accounts for only 12 percent of total area, and one quarter of that is occupied by ...

Parliament

The Tyrolean Parliament is elected directly by the people of the Tyrol. The legal basis of its work is formulated in the Regional Constitution ...

Public Safety

Public safety is an important aspect of the work of the regional administration. Die Tyrolean Regional Government is involved in civil defence ...

Social Services

Social policy is a main concern of the regional authority. The Tyrol offers its citizens a strong social net and extensive welfare services ...

Sport

Sport has a special status in the Tyrol; it is a key element in the way the Tyroleans see themselves and the way the Tyrol is perceived elsewhere ...

Tourism

Tourism is inseparably linked with the Tyrol. It played a key role in the post-war development of the peripheral areas and is a mainstay ...

Transport

As a gateway between north and south and a link between two cultures, the Tyrol has always attracted traffic along its transit routes ...