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Tyrol or Tirol can be:

Geography

Austria-Italy

  • Tyrol (region), a (historical) region in the Alps, divided between Austria and Italy
  • Tyrol (state), a state of Austria
  • South Tyrol, a province in northern Italy
    • Tirol, South Tyrol, a municipality in South Tyrol
  • County of Tyrol, a former political entity in existence until the early 20th century comprising territory in the Italian region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol and the Austrian state of Tyrol
  • German Tyrol, the German-speaking area of the old County of Tyrol
  • Euroregion Tyrol-South Tyrol-Trentino, a Euroregion comprising the historical Tyrol region

Elsewhere

  • Tyrol Basin, a ski and snowboard area located in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
  • Tirol, a village in Doclin Commune, Caraş-Severin County, Romania

Other uses

  • Tyrolia (ski bindings), a major ski binding company, now part of Head NV
  • Galen Tyrol, a fictional character from the re-imagined miniseries and television series Battlestar Galactica
  • Tirol (fictional planet), the homeworld of the Robotech Masters in the anime series Robotech

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