Schwaz is a city in , in . It is the main town of the Schwaz district. The city borders the Karwendel Mountains to the north and the Tux Alps to the south. In the Middle Ages, silver mining made Schwaz, Austria's second largest city after Vienna.
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Notable Places in the Area

The in the Schwaz in the county of was founded in 1995 as a cultural association Haus der Völker by Gert Chesi and belongs to the well known Ethnology museums in Europe. Photo: Haus der Völker, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is situated 2 km west of Schwaz. Photo: Haneburger, CC0.

Tourist attraction
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is situated 2½ km east of Schwaz. Photo: Bleibergyeti, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

is a municipality in the Schwaz district in the state of . is situated 3½ km southwest of Schwaz. Photo: Michielverbeek, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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