Iselsberg -Stronach is a municipality with 600 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013 ) in the district of Lienz in Tyrol, Austria. The municipality is located in the judicial district of Lienz.

Iselsberg located just south of Iselsbergpasses on the road connection from Lienz valley floor in the Moelltal, the district Stronach something away from the traffic. The northeastern boundary of the municipality is also the border to Carinthia.

  • 2.1 Population structure
  • 2.2 Demographics
  • 3.1 Workplaces and Employees
  • 3.2 Tourism
  • 3.3 Transport and Infrastructure
  • 3.4 Education
  • 3.5 Safety and Health


Iselsberg -Stronach is located in the north ( sunny side ) of Lienz northeast of the regional capital Lienz at 1117 m above sea level. A.. The municipal area extends over the southern and eastern slopes of the Vulture Bichls up to the southern slopes of Stronachkogels, and covers 17.96 km ², which Iselsberg -Stronach is the seventh smallest municipality in the district of Lienz. Iselsberg -Stronach is bordered to the west and south by Doelsach, east and north of Winklern (Carinthia ).

Community structure

The municipality consists of the Iselsberg -Stronach Stronach cadastral municipality in the southeastern and Iselsberg in the northwestern municipality, which is Iselsberg with a size of 1147.65 hectares significantly greater than Stronach with 648.28 hectares. In Iselsberg lived 2001 409 people in Stronach 161 people. The scattered settlements exist in Iselsberg upper mountain near the village Iselsberg ( 1117 m above sea level. A. ) and the individual farms Plautz and Reiter (1210 m above sea level. A. ) and pass Iselsberg (1200 m above sea level. A. ). Stronach consists of the Rotten Stronach - saw ( 1060 m above sea level. A. ) and Stronach 's Church (1106 m above sea level. A. ) and the hamlets German, Moar and Wiesflecker. In addition, amenities Iselsberg the Iselsberger Alm, the Luggeralm that Moseralm that Plautzalm that Reiteralm and Straganzalm to Stronach further the Ederalm, Groje, Oberegger and Stronachalm. The lowest-lying farm is the Moarhof in Stronach to 835 m above sea level, the highest of the Plautzhof in Iselsberg 1330 m.


Iselsberg -Stronach is on the border of two mountain ranges, the Mühlbach separates the Schober group in the west of the Kreuzeckgruppe in the east. In the Schober Group comprises the municipality of Iselsberg -Stronach parts of the sunny side of the Debanttals, the proportion of the community begins about 1,600 meters or higher. The highest mountain of Iselsberg -Stronach is the Mulleter Seichenkopf ( 2918 m above sea level. A. ) on the border with the province of Carinthia. In the immediate vicinity are the Mitteregg ( 2657 m above sea level. A. ), the Törlkopf ( 2821 m above sea level. A. ) and the tip Seichenkopf ( 2888 m above sea level. A. ). Then follow from north to south of the Roßbichl ( 2774 m above sea level. A. ), the angle head ( 2748 m above sea level. A. ), the United bottom head ( 2691 m above sea level. A. ) and the Straßkopf ( 2401 m above sea level. A. ). In the area of ​​Kreuzeckgruppe the Stronachkogel (1831 m above sea level. A. ) and the Ederplan find ( 2062 m above sea level. A. ).


In the Schober Group, the municipality has Iselsberg -Stronach due to the amount of their share of Debanttal only share in the headwaters of the Geißlitzenbaches, white brook, the brook Dieterich and Eggbaches. Below the Schwarzkofels lies with the Schwarzkofelsee also the only lake of the community. The most important body of water is the Mühlbach, which separates the west of Iselsberg Stronach to the east and rises below the Iselsberger saddle. In the Kreuzeckgruppe west of Stronach are moreover the Gödnachbach and the Fruehauf Bach.


Population structure

2012 lived 617 people in the community Iselsberg -Stronach. Judging by the number of inhabitants was Iselsberg -Stronach at this time the sixth- smallest municipality in the district of Lienz. According to the 2001 census, 96.8 % of the population were Austrian citizens (Tirol: 90.6 % ) until the beginning of 2012 the value dropped only slightly to 95.1 %. From the population 7.1% were born overseas, with the majority of the population not born in Austria came from the EU Member States. (Tirol: 83.4 %) to the Roman Catholic Church in 2001, 94.0 % of the population known, 3.3% had no religious beliefs, 1.4% were Protestant.

The average age of the municipality 's population in 2001 was roughly the national average. 17.7 % of residents of Iselsberg -Stronach were younger than 15 years ( Tirol: 18.4%), 63.5 % from 15 to 59 years old (Tirol: 63.0 %). The percentage of residents over 59 stood at 18.8%, slightly above the national average of 18.6 %. The average age of the population of Iselsberg -Stronach increased significantly as a result. The proportion of under-15s fell by 1 January 2012 to 14.1 %, while the share of people between 15 and 59 years to 69.9 % went to the top. The proportion of 59 -year-old, however, dropped to 16.0 %. Marital status in 2001 50.5 % of the inhabitants of Iselsberg -Stronach were single, 40.0 % married, widowed, 6.1% divorced and 3.3%.


The inhabitants of Iselsberg -Stronach developed initially considerably weaker than the population growth of Tyrol and the district of Lienz. Thus, the population grew in the late 19th century, initially slightly decreased, however, after 1880 back. The least number of inhabitants was reported in Iselsberg -Stronach 1923 with 283 inhabitants, which the community had since 1880 lost about 20 % of its inhabitants. As a result, the population growth was largely parallel to that in the district, where the population increased gradually until 1971. Growth was strongest in the community here in the 1960s. This was followed by a brief dip in the 1970s to a stronger population growth than in the district area, where there was a strong growth especially in the 1990s. All time highs reached the inhabitants of Iselsberg -Stronach early 2009, when 623 residents were counted. While the birth rate of the township was only slightly positive since 2002, benefited Iselsberg -Stronach from a higher, positive migration balance.


Workplaces and employees

The study conducted as part of the Census Census of 2001 resulted in Iselsberg -Stronach 23 workplaces with 86 employees (excluding agriculture ), with 80% of salaried employees were. The number of workplaces showed a rise over the 1991 to eight companies ( plus 53%), increased the number of employees by 34 persons (65 %). The most important industry was the hotel and restaurant sector with 11 factories and 37 employees ( 43 % of workers in the community), followed by health, veterinary and social work with two work sites and 22 employees ( 26 % of the workforce ) in 2001.

Of the 287 economically active population from Iselsberg -Stronach went in 2001 only 79 people in the community after their employment. 208 had to commute to work. Of the 35% of commuters had their place of work in the neighboring conurbation Lienz. A further 23 % were found in the rest of the district area a job, another 15 or 26% commuted to North Tyrol or in another state, one of the residents had to commute abroad. Among the places of work of the inhabitants of Iselsberg -Stronach 2001 also played a role in Spittal an der Drau, where 11 % of all employees worked.


As the employment figures show that tourism in Iselsberg -Stronach for the community has an important economic impact, although many East Tyrolean municipalities have substantially higher number of overnight stays. The municipality was 30,000 overnight count in tourism year 2011/12. Both for the winter season as well as for the summer season recorded Iselsberg -Stronach since the turn of the millennium light Nächtigungssteigerungen. So the nights got into the summer season 2000-2012 from 16,110 to 19,555 overnight stays, in the winter season between 1999 /2000 and 2011/12 from 7,669 to 9,335 nights. Of the 19,555 nights in the summer of 2012, only 12 % were Austrian, German and 67% to 4% to Italians. There are two hotels, two inns and a variety of guest houses and private guest houses available. The municipality belongs, like all other communities Osttiroler for Tourism East Tyrol, where Iselsberg -Stronach is organized in the " holiday region Lienz Dolomites ".

Transport and Infrastructure

Iselsberg -Stronach is crossed by the Grossglockner road (B 107) by Iselsberg further leads from the community Doelsach to pass Iselsberg and Carinthian side to Heiligenblut. The place Stronach is accessible by a road from the Grossglockner road, as well as Doelsach. To the public transport network Iselsberg -Stronach is connected by buses of ÖBB- Postbus GmbH. The line 5002 binds Iselsberg -Stronach on work days around twelve times to the district capital Lienz, where the journey takes around 20 minutes and is done the route of Lienz Debant, Stribach and Doelsach after Iselsberg and continued on Winklern, Mörtschach, United Kirchheim and Heiligenblut will. The closest connection to the railway network of the Drau Valley Railway is located in the neighboring municipality Doelsach.

With the neighboring communities of the Lienz basin is Iselsberg -Stronach has to come together " Abwasserverband Lienz valley floor ", where the channeling of the community was completed except for a few edge objects beginning of the 21st century, 96% of the wastewater producing objects were connected to sewer and treatment plant. The waste produced in the community, is disposed of in the Waste Management Association East Tyrol ( AWVO ).


Since the year 1810 is to Iselsberg a regular classroom, the lessons took place until 1827 in various rooms of the local farms. Only this year, built the church a small timber, which served as a school in the sequence. After the children of Stronach had initially attended school in Doelsach, took place in 1900 Umsprengelung of Stronach after Iselsberg. Therefore, the construction of a new school building was necessary, it had to be pulled down in 1957 during the construction of the Iselsbergstraße. Today's elementary school was established in 1957 and rebuilt in 2000 and based integrated into the new village center. Since the school year 1953/54, the school is zweiklassig. Skip to Main schooling the children of the community commute to Nussdorf -Debant, the nearest high school is located in Lienz. A nursery is in Iselsberg -Stronach since 1988. He is also in the school and community center.

Safety and health

The volunteer fire department Iselsberg -Stronach was founded in 1928 and was initially housed in the school building. Between 1949 and 1953 by the building of the first own fire station beneath the Guardian Angel Church. Once at the location of the fire station 1980, the cemetery was founded with funeral chapel, 1983, the fire station was opened in the " Roanerreide ". 1983 also saw the consecration of the first small fire engine, 1990 saw the first fire truck, 1999, a new fire truck was purchased. After 2003 was a conversion and extension of the fire station, managed the FF Iselsberg -Stronach 2006, a portable pump and a used 2010 crew transport vehicle facilities (MTFs).

Regarding the health Lavant is organized jointly with the municipalities Doelsach, Lavant, Nikol village and Nussdorf- Debant in " Sozialsprengel Nussdorf- Debant and environment." In Health Care Ward for example health services such as nursing assistance, home and domestic help, hospice and food are organized on wheels. The nearest practitioner is located in the neighboring municipality Doelsach, the nearest pharmacy in Nussdorf- Debant. In respect of police, the police inspection Doelsach is responsible for the community.

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