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Kolsass (Austria)
Basic data
Country: Austria
State : Tyrol
Political District : Innsbruck country
License plate : IL
Surface: 3.34 km²
Coordinates : 47 ° 18 '  N , 11 ° 38'  E Coordinates: 47 ° 18 '1 "  N , 11 ° 37' 51"  E
Height : 553  m above sea level A.
Residents : 1,618 (January 1, 2020)
Postal code : 6114
Area code : 05224
Community code : 7 03 22
Address of the
municipal administration:
Fiechterweg 2
6114 Kolsass
Website: www.kolsass.gv.at
Mayor : Klaus Lindner (community list for Kolsass - mayor list)
Municipal Council : (2010)
(13 members)
A total of 13 seats
  • WHM list : 9
  • SPÖ : 3
  • FPÖ : 1
Location of Kolsass in the Innsbruck-Land district
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Kolsass in winter
Kolsass in winter
Source: Municipal data from Statistics Austria

Kolsass is a municipality with 1618 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2020) in the Innsbruck-Land district in Tyrol ( Austria ). In 2003 over 10,000 overnight stays were recorded in tourism. The municipality is located in the judicial district of Hall in Tirol .


Kolsass is located in the Lower Inn Valley at 553  m above sea level. A. Höhe south of the Inn between Innsbruck and the Zillertal on Tiroler Straße B 171. The municipality covers 3.34 km².

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

Neighboring communities

Fritzens Terfens ( Schwaz district )
Neighboring communities Weer ( Schwaz district )
Wattens Kolsassberg


Kolsass with Neurettenberg Castle in the Schwazer Bergbuch from 1556

The parish of the Visitation of Mary in Kolsass was probably founded in pre-Carolingian times, as it was elevated to a mother parish in 788 . The present town has emerged from two old settlements (village with church and village Mühlbach) and in the years 1050-1065 in a traditional note of the Bishopric of Brixen first documentary known as "Quolesaz".

1169/72 "Cholsaz" is in the tradition book of Biburg Abbey called.

The place name is obviously composed of the two Rhaeto-Romanic ( Ladin ) words Col (hill) and Sass (rock). This could refer to the castle hill of Rettenberg Castle, whose settlement dates back to the Iron Age .

In the course of the reallocation of the Tyrolean administrative districts, Kolsass and the Kolsassberg community became part of the Schwaz district on October 15, 1938, but returned to the Innsbruck-Land district on January 1, 1948.

Population development

Culture and sights

Catholic parish church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary
  • Catholic parish church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary


The last mayoral elections took place at the same time as the municipal council elections on March 14, 2010. Hansjörg Gartlacher was elected mayor and Christian Modersbacher was elected deputy mayor.

Political party be right proportion of Seats on the local council
Community list for Kolsass - Mayor list - BGM list 593 63.69% 9
SPÖ + party-free Kolsass - SPÖ 239 25.67% 3
Freedom Independent List Kolsass - FPÖ 099 10.63% 1

coat of arms

The coat of arms of Kolsass shows two crossed dragon heads with red tongues on a black background and comes from the coat of arms of the former owner knight Florian Waldauf von Burg Rettenberg .


Sons and daughters of the church

Web links

Commons : Kolsass  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. 4738 Ordinance of the Federal Office for Metrology and Surveying of October 25, 2017 regarding the designation of the cadastral municipality of Kolsass. Official Journal for Surveying, published by BEV - Federal Office for Metrology and Surveying, year 2017, Vienna, December 1, 2017, item 4, p. 14
  2. Oswald Redlich : The traditional books of the Brixen monastery from the 10th to the 14th century (Acta Tirolensia 1). Innsbruck: Wagner 1886, p. 46, no.118.
  3. Martin Bitschnau , Hannes Obermair : Tiroler Urkundenbuch, II. Department: The documents on the history of the Inn, Eisack and Pustertal valleys. Volume 2: 1140-1200 . Universitätsverlag Wagner, Innsbruck 2012, ISBN 978-3-7030-0485-8 , p. 195, no.637 .
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