Though the area has been inhabited since the early Stone Age, Innsbruck originated as a Roman settlement called Veldidena in the 4th Century.
Today, Innsbruck is known for its geographical beauty, located on the Sill River and surrounded by mountains, and for its winter sporting events.
People Born in Innsbruck
Innsbruck in People's Lives
Adelina Sotnikova: I traveled here in 2012 and won the silver medal in the 2012 Winter Youth Olympics for figure skating - the first of those games ever held.