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Innsbruck the capital of the Austrian state of Tirol is located in the Inn valley on the Alpine Transit route called the Brenner Pass has a population of 120,000 and is the fifth largest city in Austria after Vienna, Salzburg, Linz and Graz. Innsbruck is ensconced between mountains reaching up to 2600 metres above sea level and green valleys and has a total area covering 105 square kilometres. As a result, Innsbruck has an average population density of 1145 residents per square kilometer.

With its unique location on the Brenner motorway surrounded by high mountain ranges and green valleys, with the Karwendel Mountains to the north and the central alpine range to the south, Innsbruck, the capital of Tirol attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists every year. These include particularly winter sports athletes, climbers, hikers and nature lovers. The old Innsbruck town that forms the historic centre of the city is also a favourite attraction for tourists. The Golden Roof constructed in 1420, a landmark of Innsbruck is also located in the old town.

As a healthcare location Innsbruck has several hospitals including the Regional hospital Innsbruck having about 1600 beds and 5200 staff members. About 95,000 inpatients and 480,000 outpatients are treated in these hospitals every year. Besides, there are 530 resident doctors working in independent practices and 28 pharmacies in Innsbruck.