from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
coat of arms Austria map
Kolsassberg coat of arms
Kolsassberg (Austria)
Basic data
Country: Austria
State : Tyrol
Political District : Innsbruck country
License plate : IL
Surface: 35.36 km²
Coordinates : 47 ° 17 '  N , 11 ° 39'  E Coordinates: 47 ° 16 '57 "  N , 11 ° 39' 6"  E
Height : 906  m above sea level A.
Residents : 816 (January 1, 2020)
Postal code : 6115
Area code : 05224
Community code : 7 03 23
Address of the
municipal administration:
Rettenbergstrasse 25
6115 Kolsassberg
Website: www.kolsassberg.tirol.gv.at
Mayor : Alfred Oberdanner (active for Kolsassberg)
Municipal Council : (2016)
(11 members)


Location of Kolsassberg in the Innsbruck-Land district
Absam Aldrans Ampass Axams Baumkirchen Birgitz Ellbögen Flaurling Fritzens Fulpmes Gnadenwald Götzens Gries am Brenner Gries im Sellrain Grinzens Gschnitz Hall in Tirol Hatting Inzing Kematen Innsbruck Kolsass Kolsassberg Lans Leutasch Matrei am Brenner Mieders Mils Mühlbachl Mutters Natters Navis Neustift im Stubaital Oberhofen im Inntal Obernberg am Brenner Oberperfuss Patsch Pettnau Pfaffenhofen Pfons Polling in Tirol Ranggen Reith bei Seefeld Rinn Rum St. Sigmund im Sellrain Scharnitz Schmirn Schönberg im Stubaital Seefeld Sellrain Sistrans Steinach am Brenner Telfes im Stubai Telfs Thaur Trins Tulfes Unterperfuss Vals Völs Volders Wattenberg Wattens Wildermieming Zirl TirolLocation of the municipality of Kolsassberg in the Innsbruck-Land district (clickable map)
About this picture
Template: Infobox municipality in Austria / maintenance / site plan image map
Kolsassberg and Innerweerberg (left) from the north
Kolsassberg and Innerweerberg (left) from the north
Source: Municipal data from Statistics Austria

Kolsassberg is a municipality in the Tyrolean lowlands with 816 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2020). In 2003, 22,500 overnight stays were recorded in tourism. The municipality is located in the judicial district of Hall in Tirol .


Kolsassberg lies between 700 and 906  m , south of the Inn on the western slope of the Weerbach Valley , in the Lower Inn Valley , between Innsbruck and the Zillertal . The municipality covers 35.36 km².

Community structure


The place comprises four districts:

  • Ausserberg
  • Innerberg
  • Skyscrapers
  • Merans

Neighboring communities

Wattenberg Neighboring communities Weerberg


The place was first mentioned in 1196 in a document from Bishop Heinrich III. mentioned by Brixen as "in Villa Cholsaz ... in Monte" .

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

Population development


The last mayoral elections took place at the same time as the municipal council elections on March 14, 2010. Alfred Oberdanner was elected Mayor and Rudi Egger Vice Mayor.

Political party percent be right Seats on the
local council
Active for Kolsassberg 44.40% 222 6th
Together for Kolsassberg 12.80% 064 1
List Kolsassberg Egger Rudi 29.00% 145 3
General list future Kolsassberg 13.80% 069 1

Culture and sights

Neurettenberg castle ruins
  • Expositur Church of St. Mary
  • Pilgrimage chapel Maria Lourdes in the forest west of Merans from 1858, with epitaph for the client, cooperator Norbert Kraler, from 1885, east of it marble fountain from 1858
  • Leach Chapel, Fanghaus Chapel, wooden chapel
  • Alt- and Neurettenberg castle ruins : Only the defensive walls and corner towers of the former Neurettenberg castle have survived, as the remaining material was used in 1810 to rebuild the Wattener church. The coat of arms of Kolsassberg, like that of Kolsass, is based on that of the former owner of this castle and shows two crossed dragon heads on a red background.
  • Farmhouses
  • Water reservoir in Merans, classifying gate construction, from 1913


The place can be reached via the road from Kolsass , which continues into the Weerbachtal to the Sagalm (1712 m) at the foot of the Rote Wand (2252 m) and to the Weidener Hütte (1799 m). From there a previously important crossing leads over the Nafingalm , the 2292 m high Geiseljoch and the Geiselalm into the Tuxer and Zillertal .

Web links

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

Individual evidence

  1. 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. 393, no.900 .
  2. ^ [1] tyrol our country
  3. a b c d e f Dehio Tirol 1980 , Kolsassberg, p. 430f