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Bichlbach
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Coat of arms of Bichlbach
Coat of arms
Location in the district
Location in the district
Country Austria
State Tyrol
District Reutte
Elevation
1,079 m (3,540 ft)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6621
Area code 05674
Vehicle registration RE
Website www.bichlbach.tirol.gv.at

Bichlbach is a municipality of the district of Reutte in the Austrian state of Tyrol. In 2020, 788 people lived there.

Geography

Bichlbach lies in the Zwischentoren, the valley that links the Ehrwald Basin with the Lech Valley. It consists of three villages: Bichlbach, Lähn and Wengle.

It borders the municipalities of Heiterwang to the northwest, Lermoos to the east and Berwang to the southwest.

History

Bichlbach was first mentioned in 1300 as Puechelpach.

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1869 772 —    
1880 724 −6.2%
1890 662 −8.6%
1900 648 −2.1%
1910 659 +1.7%
1923 684 +3.8%
1934 672 −1.8%
1939 670 −0.3%
1951 713 +6.4%
1961 639 −10.4%
1971 730 +14.2%
1981 751 +2.9%
1991 759 +1.1%
2001 851 +12.1%
2011 800 −6.0%
2016 756 −5.5%
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