Kastelbell-Tschars

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Kastelbell-Tschars
Comune
Gemeinde Kastelbell-Tschars
Comune di Castelbello-Ciardes
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Coat of arms of Kastelbell-Tschars
Coat of arms
Kastelbell-Tschars is located in Italy
Kastelbell-Tschars
Kastelbell-Tschars
Location of Kastelbell-Tschars in Italy
Coordinates: 46°38′N 10°54′E / 46.633°N 10.900°E / 46.633; 10.900Coordinates: 46°38′N 10°54′E / 46.633°N 10.900°E / 46.633; 10.900
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Kastelbell (Castelbello), Tschars (Ciardes), Freiberg (Montefranco), Galsaun (Colsano), Juval (Juvale), Latschinig (Lacinigo), Tomberg (Montefontana), Trumsberg (Montetrumes)
Government
 • Mayor Gustav Tappeiner
Area
 • Total 53.9 km2 (20.8 sq mi)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 2,387
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym German:Kastelbeller or Tscharscher
Italian: castelbellesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39020
Dialing code 0473
Website Official website

Kastelbell-Tschars (Italian: Castelbello-Ciardes) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Bolzano.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 2,387 and an area of 53.9 square kilometres (20.8 sq mi).[1]

Kastelbell-Tschars borders the following municipalities: Latsch, Naturns, Schnals and Ulten.

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem is a gules mill wheel, with eight paddles, on argent background. It retakes the insignia of Counts Hendl owners of the castle from 1531 to 1949.[2]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 98.72% of the population speak German and 1.28% Italian as first language.[3]

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Heraldry of the World: Kastelbell-Tschars
  3. ^ "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. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kastelbell-Tschars at Wikimedia Commons