Montan

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Montan
Comune
Gemeinde Montan
Comune di Montagna
Montan is located in Italy
Montan
Montan
Location of Montan in Italy
Coordinates: 46°20′N 11°18′E / 46.333°N 11.300°E / 46.333; 11.300Coordinates: 46°20′N 11°18′E / 46.333°N 11.300°E / 46.333; 11.300
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Glen (Gleno), Gschnon (Casignano), Kaltenbrunn (Fontanefredde), Pinzon (Pinzano)
Government
 • Mayor Monika Delvai Hilber
Area
 • Total 18.9 km2 (7.3 sq mi)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 1,634
 • Density 86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Demonym German: Montaner
Italian: montagnesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39040
Dialing code 0471
Website Official website

Montan (Italian: Montagna) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 20 km south of the city of Bolzano.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 1,634 and an area of 18.9 km².[1]

Montan borders the following municipalities: Aldein, Auer, Neumarkt, Salorno, Truden and Capriana.

Frazioni[edit]

The municipality of Montan contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Glen (Gleno), Gschnon (Casignano), Kaltenbrunn (Fontanefredde) and Pinzon (Pinzano).

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem represents an argent lion, with fixed eyes and claws of or, on azure. It is the arms of the Lords of Enn who built the Castle in the twelfth century. The emblem was granted in 1967. [2]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 92.54% of the population speak German, 6.94% Italian and 0.52% 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: Montan
  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 Montan at Wikimedia Commons