Mareo

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Mareo
Comune
Comun de Mareo
Gemeinde Enneberg
Comune di Marebbe
Mareo in the 1960s
Mareo in the 1960s
Mareo is located in Italy
Mareo
Mareo
Location of Mareo in Italy
Coordinates: 46°42′N 11°56′E / 46.700°N 11.933°E / 46.700; 11.933Coordinates: 46°42′N 11°56′E / 46.700°N 11.933°E / 46.700; 11.933
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Curt (Hof/Corte), Mantena, La Pli de Mareo , Pliscia (Plaiken/Plisa), Al Plan (St.Vigil/San Vigilio), Rina (Welschellen), Longega (Zwischenwasser)
Government
 • Mayor Alberto Palfrader
Area
 • Total 161.6 km2 (62.4 sq mi)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 2,911
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Demonym Ladin: maroi
German: Enneberger
Italian: marebbani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39030
Dialing code 0474
Website Official website

Mareo (German: Enneberg; Italian: Marebbe) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 50 km northeast of Bolzano.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 2,911 and an area of 161.6 km².[1]

Mareo borders the following municipalities: Badia, Prags, Bruneck, Cortina d'Ampezzo, La Val, Lüsen, St. Lorenzen, San Martin de Tor and Olang.

Frazioni[edit]

The municipality of Mareo contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Curt (Hof/Corte), Mantena, La Pli de Mareo, Pliscia (Plaiken/Plisa), Al Plan (St.Vigil/San Vigilio), Rina (Welschellen), and Longega (Zwischenwasser).

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The shield is parted quarterly: the first part represents the Tyrolean Eagle on argent; the second the insignia of Austria. The third shows the head's dog of argent, with an or collar on gules, which represents the arms of the Lords of Ros that in thirteenth century had a castle in the village. The fourth arms is a sable hound with a gules bone in the jaws on argent; it’s the coat of Pracken family, one of the oldest families in Tyrol, which had properties in the area. The emblem was adopted in 1969.[2]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 92.09% of the population speak Ladin, 2.89% German and 5.02% 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: Mareo
  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 Mareo at Wikimedia Commons