Kurtinig an der Weinstraße

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Kurtinig
Comune
Gemeinde Kurtinig an der Weinstraße
Comune di Cortina sulla Strada del Vino
Kurtinig is located in Italy
Kurtinig
Kurtinig
Location of Kurtinig in Italy
Coordinates: 46°16′N 11°13′E / 46.267°N 11.217°E / 46.267; 11.217Coordinates: 46°16′N 11°13′E / 46.267°N 11.217°E / 46.267; 11.217
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Government
 • Mayor Manfred Mayr (South Tyrolean People's Party)
Area
 • Total 2.0 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Population (Nov.2010)
 • Total 646
 • Density 320/km2 (840/sq mi)
Demonym German:Kurtiniger
Italian: cortineri
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39040
Dialing code 0471
Website Official website

Kurtinig an der Weinstraße (Italian: Cortina or Cortina sulla Strada del Vino) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southwest of the city of Bolzano.

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 646 and an area of 2.0 square kilometres (0.77 sq mi).[1]

Kurtinig borders the following municipalities: Margreid, Neumarkt, and Salorno.

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem is an argent embattled wall, with a portal, above an azure band in the lower half; an eight-pointed star on the left side and the crescent moon on the right, both of argent on a gules background, in the upper half. The embattlted wall was built to protect the village from the flooding of the river Etsch; the star and the moon are a recall to the arms of the Lords of Appian which the village belonged.[2]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 68.67% of the population speak German, 31.15% Italian and 0.17% Ladin as first language.[3]

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Heraldry of the World: Kurtinig
  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 Kurtinig an der Weinstraße at Wikimedia Commons