Fuegen, Tirol, municipality in the district of Schwaz, alt. 545m, pop. 2,918, area 6.64 km2, bi-seasonal tourist resort (389,702 overnight stays) and chief town of the lower Ziller valley, situated at the foot of Kellerjoch mountain (alt. 2,344m). - Forestry services for avalanche and flood prevention, cableway to Spieljoch mountain; timber processing (panels, furniture), glass-cutting shop, printing shop. - First documented mention 1130-1140; Gothic parish church, altar around 1330, nave from 1447 to 1497; remnants of a Gothic painting series (14th century); high altar with late Gothic reliefs and statues; late Gothic church in Fuegenberg; Baroque pilgrimage church of Marienbergl (1715-1721); Fuegen Castle (around 1550, rebuilt around 1695-1702). At Kleinboden a hammer-mill dating from the 19th century has been preserved; museum of local history.
Literature#H. Mair, Fuegen und Fuegenberg, 1971.