Matrei in Osttirol is a marketplace metropolis within the Lienz District inside the Austrian kingdom of Tyrol. It is situated about 29 km north of Lienz in the Hohe Tauern mountain range of the Central Eastern Alps. Its municipal vicinity incorporates parts of the Granatspitze Group and the Venediger Group, with the Grovenediger peak as its maximum point. The population in large part depends on tourism, seasonal agriculture and forestry. The settlement of Matereie changed into first referred to in an 1170 deed, its call derived from Indo-European mater.
It regarded as Windisch Matrei in 1335, the denotation Wendish however no longer relating to the lengthy assimilated Alpine Slavic populace but distinguishing it from North Tyrolean Matrei am Brenner. It remained the legitimate name of the municipality till 1921. In the mid eighth century, the Slavic principality of Carantania have been included by means of the German stem duchy of Bavaria, which itself became a part of the Frankish Carolingian Empire in 788.
The East Tyrolean place down to the Drava river turned into Christianised through missionaries from the Archdiocese of Salzburg in the north, its sphere of have an impact on showed via Emperor Charlemagne in 811. Upon the Carolingian fragmentation of the 9th century, it belonged to the Lurngau, a county of the re-established Bavarian duchy inside East Francia.
Currency: Schillings - ATS Pincode of Matrei in Osttirol: 9971 Language : German, Slovenian, Hungarian Weather: Summer 2°C to 19°C Winter -3°C to 10°C