Margreid an der Weinstraße

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Margreid
Comune
Gemeinde Margreid an der Weinstraße
Comune di Magrè sulla Strada del Vino
Coat of arms of Margreid
Coat of arms
Margreid is located in Italy
Margreid
Margreid
Location of Margreid in Italy
Coordinates: 46°17′N 11°13′E / 46.283°N 11.217°E / 46.283; 11.217
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Unterfennberg (Favogna di Sotto)
Government
 • Mayor Theresia Degasperi Gozzi
Area
 • Total 13.9 km2 (5.4 sq mi)
Elevation 241 m (791 ft)
Population (November 2010[1])
 • Total 1,302
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym German: Margreider
Italian: Magresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39040
Dialing code 0471
Website Official website

Margreid an der Weinstraße (Italian: Magrè sulla Strada del Vino) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 25 km southwest of the city of Bolzano.

Margreid borders the following municipalities: Kurtatsch, Kurtinig, Neumarkt, Roverè della Luna and Salorno.

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem is party per fess, of gules and sable, with an or horn. It is the arms of the family Ob der Platten who lived in the village until 1511. The emblem, which was adopted in 1968, appeared as a seal in 1780.[2]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 84.33% of the population speak German, 15.22% Italian and 0.45% Ladin as first language.[3]

References[edit]

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