Bronzolo

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Bronzolo
Comune
Comune di Bronzolo
Gemeinde Branzoll
Coat of arms of Bronzolo
Coat of arms
Bronzolo is located in Italy
Bronzolo
Bronzolo
Location of Bronzolo in Italy
Coordinates: 46°24′N 11°19′E / 46.400°N 11.317°E / 46.400; 11.317Coordinates: 46°24′N 11°19′E / 46.400°N 11.317°E / 46.400; 11.317
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Government
 • Mayor Zito Benedetto
Area
 • Total 7.4 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Elevation 263 m (863 ft)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 2,652
 • Density 360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Demonym Italian: bronzolotti
German: Branzoller
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39051
Dialing code 0471
Website Official website

Bronzolo (German: Branzoll) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 11 kilometres (7 mi) south of the city of Bolzano. It is one of only five mainly Italian speaking municipalities in South Tyrol.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 2,652 and an area of 7.4 square kilometres (2.9 sq mi).[1]

Bronzolo borders the following municipalities: Aldein, Laives, Deutschnofen, Auer and Vadena.

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The arms is party per bend sinister of argent and vert. At the center is a sable cornet trimmed with a cord of or. The vert represents the Etsch mountain and the valleys; the cornet is a reference to a mail station that the village was for a long time. The emblem was adopted in 1968.[2]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 62.01% of the population speak Italian, 37.34% German and 0.65% Ladin as first language. [3]

Language 2001[4] 2011[3]
German 39.68% 37.34%
Italian 59.85% 62.01%
Ladin 0.47% 0.65%

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Heraldry of the World: Branzoll
  3. ^ a b "Volkszählung 2011/Censimento della popolazione 2011". astat info (Provincial Statistics Institute of the Autonomous Province of South Tyrol) (38): 6–7. June 2012. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  4. ^ Oscar Benvenuto (ed.): "South Tyrol in Figures 2008", Provincial Statistics Institute of the Autonomous Province of South Tyrol, Bozen/Bolzano 2007, p. 16, table 10

External links[edit]

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