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Obsteig (Austria)
Basic data
Country: Austria
State : Tyrol
Political District : Imst
License plate : IN THE
Surface: 34.62 km²
Coordinates : 47 ° 18 '  N , 10 ° 56'  E Coordinates: 47 ° 17 '55 "  N , 10 ° 55' 40"  E
Height : 991  m above sea level A.
Residents : 1,381 (January 1, 2020)
Population density : 40 inhabitants per km²
Postal code : 6416
Area code : 05264
Community code : 7 02 13
Address of the
municipal administration:
Oberstrass 218
6416 Obsteig
Website: www.obsteig.at
Mayor : Hermann Föger (For Obsteig)
Municipal Council : (2016)
(11 members)

5 www.liste-obsteig.at, 4 for Obsteig, 2 farmers for Obsteig, 2 list 6416 Patrick Schaber - list 6416

Location of Obsteig in the Imst district
Arzl im Pitztal Haiming Imst Imsterberg Jerzens Karres Karrösten Längenfeld Mieming Mils bei Imst Mötz Nassereith Obsteig Oetz Rietz Roppen St. Leonhard im Pitztal Sautens Silz Sölden Stams Tarrenz Umhausen Wenns Tirol (Bundesland)Location of the municipality of Obsteig in the Imst district (clickable map)
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Source: Municipal data from Statistics Austria


Obsteig is a municipality with 1,381 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2020) in the Imst district of the state of Tyrol ( Austria ). The community is located in the judicial district of Silz .


Obsteig is the westernmost community of the Mieminger Plateau , above the Oberinntal , at the foot of the Mieminger Mountains . The community consists of scattered villages and hamlets on the plateau. At the 1119 m high Holzleitensattel in the west, the plateau drops steeply into the Gurgltal . The main town of Obsteig is located along Mieminger Straße .

The area around Obsteig is a popular hiking and excursion area; In addition, Obsteig has numerous cross-country ski runs and winter hiking trails in winter.


• Forest • Thal • Dark fear
• Scooters • Long garden • Holzleiten
• Weisland • Ashlands • Doctor box
• Moss forest • Oberstrasse • Undercarriage
• Gschwent (Gschwentmadele) • Klamm Castle • Seepark

Neighboring communities

Immediately adjacent is Nassereith in the west and Mieming in the east.

Biberwier ( Reutte district )
Nassereith Neighboring communities Mieming
Haiming Silz Mötz

Population development

coat of arms

In gold, a larch growing out of a tinned black shield base that extends to the upper edge of the shield.

The municipal coat of arms, awarded in 1976, refers to the castle Klamm with the battlements and the larch to the typical larch meadows , which are now designated as a landscape protection area .

Culture and sights

See also:  List of listed objects in Obsteig
  • Castle Klamm : Located between Obsteig and Fronhausen, below the road, the castle once guarded the transport route that led up from Mötz and served as "Schloss Sonnenstein" in the TV series Bergdoktor . The 25 m high waterfall of the Klammbach can be reached from the castle in a few minutes.
  • Parish church Obsteig


The North Pole driver Johann Haller (1844–1906) was a kk forester in Obsteig and is buried there.

Web links

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

Individual evidence

  1. http://www.obsteig.tirol.gv.at/system/web/person.aspx?typ=bgm&menuonr=219119037 Obsteig Municipality - Municipal Office / Politics / Mayor
  2. Provincial Law Gazette for Tyrol, No. 34/1976.
  3. ^ Eduard Widmoser: Tiroler Wappenfibel . Tyrolia-Verlag, Innsbruck 1978, ISBN 3-7022-1324-4 , p. 12 .