Latsch

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Latsch
Comune
Gemeinde Latsch
Comune di Laces
Latsch
Latsch
Latsch is located in Italy
Latsch
Latsch
Location of Latsch in Italy
Coordinates: 46°37′N 10°52′E / 46.617°N 10.867°E / 46.617; 10.867Coordinates: 46°37′N 10°52′E / 46.617°N 10.867°E / 46.617; 10.867
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Goldrain (Coldrano), Morter, St. Martin am Kofel (San Martino al Monte), Tarsch (Tarres)
Government
 • Mayor Helmut Fischer
Area
 • Total 78.8 km2 (30.4 sq mi)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 5,156
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym German:Latscher
Italian: lacesini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39021
Dialing code 0473
Website Official website

Latsch (Italian: Laces) is a comune (municipality) in the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 40 km (25 mi) northwest of the city of Bolzano.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 5,156 and an area of 78.8 km2 (30 sq mi).[1]

Latsch (Laces) borders the following municipalities: Kastelbell-Tschars, Martell, Schnals, Schlanders, and Ulten.

Frazioni[edit]

The municipality of Latsch contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Goldrain (Coldrano), Morter, St. Martin am Kofel (San Martino al Monte) and Tarsch (Tarres)

Gallery[edit]

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem represents a vert centered branch, with three roses of gules and or petal in the center. It is the sign of the Lords of Annenberg owners, from 1312 to 1695, of the castle. The coat of arms was granted in 1930.[2]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 97.99% of the population speak German, 1.97% Italian and 0.04% 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: Latsch
  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 Latsch at Wikimedia Commons