|coat of arms||Austria map|
|Political District :||Reutte|
|License plate :||RE|
|Coordinates :||47 ° 32 ' N , 10 ° 40' E|
|Height :||821 m above sea level A.|
|Residents :||390 (January 1, 2020)|
|Population density :||19 inhabitants per km²|
|Postal code :||6600|
|Area code :||05677|
|Community code :||7 08 22|
|Address of the
|Mayor :||Sieghard Wachter|
Municipal Council : (2016)
|Location of Musau in the Reutte district|
View of Musau (this side of the Lech) and Unter-Pinswang (beyond the Lech) from the "Achsel" (~ 1150 m)
|Source: Municipal data from Statistics Austria|
Musau is a municipality with 390 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2020) in the Reutte district in Tyrol ( Austria ). The community is located in the judicial district of Reutte .
Musau is on the western side of a basin-like extension of the Lech north of Reutte. The settlement area extends over several districts (Brandtstatt Saba, Roßschläg, Leite, Platte, Hofstatt, Riedle, Höllmühle).
The community is divided into the districts of Platte, Riedle, Leite, Hofstadt, Brandstatt, Saba and Rosschläg.
Grän , Lechaschau , Nesselwängle , Pflach , Pinswang , Vils , Wängle .
It was first mentioned in 1218 as "Muosowe" and later in 1310 as "Mussowe", which is perhaps derived from the Old High German muessa (marshy land). Here were two outworks of the Ehrenberg Fortress . Historically, it was part of the court of Vils, which was part of the Habsburg Empire but did not become part of Tyrol until 1816.
Municipal coat of arms
The colors red and white in the background are derived from the Tyrolean national colors . The black dragon with a Magnus staff is based on the coat of arms of the Füssen monastery, Magnus, which had judicial and basic sovereign rights.
Culture and sights
Musau has a stop for the Ausserfernbahn .
It is on the long-distance cycle path , which runs as the Via Claudia Augusta along an ancient Roman road of the same name .
- The priest and resistance fighter Josef Zotz was born in Musau in 1902 .
- Johann Senner (August 3, 1895– April 28, 1985), a monk in the Franciscan order and diocesan bishop Tharsitius Senner of Cochabamba in Bolivia, comes from Musau .