Mölten

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Mölten
Comune
Gemeinde Mölten
Comune di Meltina
Mölten
Mölten
Mölten is located in Italy
Mölten
Mölten
Location of Mölten in Italy
Coordinates: 46°35′N 11°15′E / 46.583°N 11.250°E / 46.583; 11.250Coordinates: 46°35′N 11°15′E / 46.583°N 11.250°E / 46.583; 11.250
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Schlaneid (Salonetto), Verschneid (Frassineto), Versein (Vallesina)
Government
 • Mayor Angelika Wiedmer
Area
 • Total 36.9 km2 (14.2 sq mi)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 1,622
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym German: Möltner
Italian: di Meltina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39010
Dialing code 0471
Website Official website

Mölten (Italian: Meltina) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 12 km northwest of Bolzano.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 1,622 and an area of 36.9 km².[1]

The municipality of Mölten contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Schlaneid (Salonetto), Verschneid (Frassineto), and Versein (Vallesina).

Mölten borders the following municipalities: Gargazon, Burgstall, Jenesien, Sarntal, Terlan and Vöran.

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem is a pot with three feet and an or handle, from which emerge three lilies with vert stems on gules. The sign is based on that of the Hafner family, who lived in the village, which was granted by Duke Ferdinand in 1523. The emblem was adopted in 1969.[2]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 96.11% of the population speak German, 3.57% Italian and 0.31% 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: Molten
  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 Mölten at Wikimedia Commons