Jungholz

Infobox Ort in Österreich
Art = Gemeinde
Name = Jungholz
Wappen = Wappen at jungholz.pnglat_deg = 47 | lat_min = 34 | lat_sec = 25
lon_deg = 10 | lon_min = 26 | lon_sec = 50
Lageplan = map at-7 jungholz.pngLageplanbeschreibung = Location of Jungholz within Tyrol
Bundesland = Tirol
Bezirk = Reutte
Höhe = 1054
Fläche = 7
Einwohner = 307
Stand = 2005-12-31
PLZ = 6691 (Austria)
87491 (Germany)
Vorwahl = 05676
Kfz = RE
Gemeindekennziffer = 7 08 18
NUTS = AT331
Straße = Haus Nr. 55
Website = [http://www.jungholz.tirol.gv.at www.jungholz.
tirol.gv.at
]
Bürgermeister = Bernhard Eggel
Partei = ÖVP
Gemeinderatanzahl = 9
Gemeinderat = 5 ÖVP, 4 unabhängige
Wahljahr = 2004

Jungholz is a small town in the Austrian district of Reutte, Tyrol that is only accessible via Germany. It has a total resident population of 323 people in its 7 km². Its lack of connection has led to Jungholz being included in the German customs area. Letters to Jungholz can be addressed with either a German or an Austrian postcode (D-87491 and A-6691, respectively).

Quadripoint

Jungholz forms an exclave of Austria that is connected to the rest of Austria by a single point, which is the summit of the mountain "Sorgschrofen" (1636 m). As well as housing border post number 110 on the normal international border between Tyrol and Bavaria, a second border starts and, having gone round Jungholz, ends there. There are thus borders extending in four directions from the summit, called a quadripoint. Two Austrian (Tyrolian, Reutte) and two German (Bavarian, Oberallgäu) municipalities meet at that point, starting with Jungholz and continuing clockwise:

*Jungholz (Austrian, north)
*Pfronten (German, east)
*Schattwald (Austrian, south)
*Bad Hindelang (German, west)

External links

* [http://jungholz.enclaves.org/ The boundary cross at Jungholz]
* [http://www.jungholz.tirol.gv.at/ Jungholz's official website] (in German only)


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