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Tyrol (state)

Summary
Tyrol (tɪˈroʊl,_taɪˈroʊl,_ˈtaɪroʊl ; Tirol tiˈʁoːl; Tirolo) is a state (Land) in western Austria. It comprises the Austrian part of the historical Princely County of Tyrol. It is a constituent part of the present-day Euroregion Tyrol–South Tyrol–Trentino (together with South Tyrol and Trentino in Italy). The capital of Tyrol is Innsbruck. Geography The state of Tyrol is separated into two parts, divided by a strip of the state of Salzburg. The two constituent parts of Tyrol are the northern and larger North Tyrol (Nordtirol) and the southeastern and smaller East Tyrol (Osttirol). Salzburg lies to the east of North Tyrol, while on the south it has a border with the Italian province of South Tyrol (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol) which was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire before the First World War. With a land area of , Tyrol is the third-largest state in Austria. North Tyrol shares its borders with the federal state of Salzburg in the east and Vorarlberg in the west. In th
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