Mals

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Mals
Comune
Gemeinde Mals
Comune di Malles Venosta
Mals.jpg
Mals is located in Italy
Mals
Mals
Location of Mals in Italy
Coordinates: 46°42′N 10°33′E / 46.700°N 10.550°E / 46.700; 10.550Coordinates: 46°42′N 10°33′E / 46.700°N 10.550°E / 46.700; 10.550
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Burgeis (Burgusio), Laatsch (Laudes), Matsch (Mazia), Planeil (Planol), Plawenn (Piavenna), Schleis (Clusio), Schlinig (Slingia), Tartsch (Tarces), Ulten-Alsack (Alsago-Ultimo)
Government
 • Mayor Ulrich Veith
Area
 • Total 246.7 km2 (95.3 sq mi)
Elevation 1,051 m (3,448 ft)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 5,092
 • Density 21/km2 (53/sq mi)
Demonym German:Malser
Italian: mallesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39024
Dialing code 0473
Website Official website

Mals (Italian: Malles Venosta) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 70 km northwest of Bolzano, on the border with Switzerland and Austria.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 5,092 and an area of 246.7 km².[1]

Mals borders the following municipalities: Graun im Vinschgau, Glurns, Laas, Scuol (Switzerland), Schnals, Sent (Switzerland), Schlanders, Schluderns, Sölden (Austria), and Taufers im Münstertal.

Frazioni[edit]

The municipality of Mals contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Burgeis (Burgusio), Laatsch (Laudes), Matsch (Mazia), Planeil (Planol), Plawenn (Piavenna), Schleis (Clusio), Schlinig (Slingia), Tartsch (Tarces), and Ulten-Alsack (Alsago-Ultimo).

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem is party per fess: the upper of gules a fess argent, at the bottom or three gules circles arranged in a triangle upside-down. It is the combination of coats of arms of the House of Austria and Medici. The emblem was adopted in 1928.[2]

Gallery[edit]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 96.92% of the population speak German, 3.00% Italian and 0.08% 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: Mals
  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 Mals at Wikimedia Commons