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Kirchbichl (Austria)
Basic data
Country: Austria
State : Tyrol
Political District : Kufstein
License plate : KU
Surface: 14.93 km²
Coordinates : 47 ° 31 '  N , 12 ° 5'  E Coordinates: 47 ° 30 '40 "  N , 12 ° 5' 11"  E
Height : 515  m above sea level A.
Residents : 5,858 (January 1, 2020)
Postal code : 6322
Area code : 05332
Community code : 7 05 11
Address of the
municipal administration:
Oberndorferstraße 1
6322 Kirchbichl
Mayor : Herbert Rieder ( SPÖ )
Municipal Council : (2016)
(17 members)
A total of 17 seats
Location of Kirchbichl in the Kufstein district
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Source: Municipal data from Statistics Austria


Kirchbichl is a municipality with 5858 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2020) in the Kufstein district , Tyrol ( Austria ). The community is located in the judicial district of Kufstein .

The Grattenbergl on the western edge of Kirchbichl


Kirchbichl is located in the Lower Inn Valley near Wörgl. Districts are Ort, Oberndorf, Bichlwang, Kastengstatt, Winkelheim as well as Boden and Bruckhäusl at the confluence of the Brixental in the Lower Inn Valley.

Community structure

The community consists of a single cadastral community of the same name .

Localities (and districts) are: Bichlwang (with Glaurach, etc.), Kastengstatt (with Gratten and Moosegg), Kirchbichl (with Winkelheim), Kirchbichler Boden (with Bruckhäusl, Luech, Mühltal, Paisslberg, etc.) and Oberndorf (with Brugger Mühle and Gasteig) .

Neighboring communities of Kirchbichl are (alphabetically): Angath , Bad Häring , Itter , Langkampfen , Schwoich , Söll and Wörgl .


The Grattenbergl, where the largest settlement in North Tyrol was in the Hallstatt period , was, among other things, the scene of the Tyrolean struggle for freedom against the Bavarian and French troops. Kastengstatt was known for iron processing from the Jenbach smelter . The hamlet was also a staging area and shipbuilding site for the Inn shipping.

The municipality joined the Tyrol Climate Alliance in 1999 .


  • 1935–1938: Josef Unterrainer
  • since 1991: Herbert Rieder (SPÖ)

Population development

1869 to 1910

  • 1869: 1259
  • 1880: 1330
  • 1890: 1892
  • 1900: 2510
  • 1910: 3028

1923 to 1961

  • 1923: 3126
  • 1934: 3456
  • 1939: 3549
  • 1951: 3914
  • 1961: 4064

1971 to 2013

  • 1971: 4689
  • 1981: 4784
  • 1991: 4960
  • 2001: 5060
  • 2013: 5359

Culture and sights

  • Parish church Kirchbichl : The Gothic church building was heavily modified and baroque from 1733 to 1735 with the master builder Jakob Singer . The church is surrounded by the former cemetery wall with niches of the cross.

Economy and Infrastructure

Kirchbichl is on the Tiroler Straße B 171 (Kufstein - Wörgl - Innsbruck - Landeck), on the Loferer Straße B 178 (Kirchbichl - St. Johann in Tirol - Lofer), on the Inntal Autobahn A 12 (exits Kirchbichl and Wörgl-Ost) and on two railway lines, namely the Unterinntalbahn (Kufstein - Wörgl - Innsbruck) and the Giselabahn (Salzburg - Bischofshofen - Zell am See - Kitzbühel - Bruckhäusl - Wörgl), a section of the Austrian Western Railway. Both railway lines meet in the neighboring main station in Wörgl .

Kirchbichl train station is on the Unterinntalbahn and the “Wörgl Süd - Bruckhäusl” stop is on the Giselabahn. The latter is located in the urban area of ​​the neighboring municipality of Wörgl , near the municipal boundary in the “Wörgl Boden” district, which together with the “Kirchbichl Boden” district bears the common field name “Bruckhäusl”. Both stations are controlled from Wörgl main station and the express trains of the Tyrolean S-Bahn stop at both : the S1 line in Kirchbichl station, the S6 in Wörgl-Süd / Bruckhäusl and also regional and some regional express trains. The closest express train stop is the main railway station and railway junction at Wörgl Hbf .

In addition to three platform tracks for passenger traffic, there are also extensive goods loading systems in Kirchbichl station, especially for the cement industry located here. Several freight trains end and start there on weekdays.

Resident companies include:

  • The Mainz spice mill Moguntia has been producing in Kirchbichl since 2001.
  • Since the closure of full production, Kirchbichl has had a cement industry in the form of a cement grinding and shipping plant, which is operated by Schretter & Cie, Portland cement and lime works with headquarters in Vils . The semi-finished product Portland cement clinker is delivered from Vils by train (from Vils to Garmisch with the Ausserfernbahn ).
  • The moor lido has an area of ​​about one hectare and a maximum depth of over three meters.
  • The Kirchbichl run-of-river power plant .

Regular events

The Kirchbichl Triathlon takes place every summer and in 2017 this sporting event was held for the 32nd time.

Sons and daughters of the church

Web links

Commons : Kirchbichl  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Statistics Austria , accessed on December 21, 2013