Moos in Passeier

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Moos in Passeier
Comune
Gemeinde Moos in Passeier
Comune di Moso in Passiria
Moos in Passeier
Moos in Passeier
Coat of arms of Moos in Passeier
Coat of arms
Moos in Passeier is located in Italy
Moos in Passeier
Moos in Passeier
Location of Moos in Passeier in Italy
Coordinates: 46°50′N 11°10′E / 46.833°N 11.167°E / 46.833; 11.167Coordinates: 46°50′N 11°10′E / 46.833°N 11.167°E / 46.833; 11.167
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Pfelders (Plan), Platt (Plata), Rabenstein (Corvara), Stuls (Stulles), Ulfas
Government
 • Mayor Wilhelm Klotz
Area
 • Total 193.8 km2 (74.8 sq mi)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 2,174
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Demonym German: Mooser
Italian: di Moso
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39013
Dialing code 0473
Website Official website

Moos in Passeier (Italian: Moso in Passiria) is a comune (municipality) in the Passeier Valley. It is located in South Tyrol, northern Italy, about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of the province's capital Bolzano, on the border with Austria.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 2,174 and an area of 193.8 square kilometres (74.8 sq mi).[1]

The word Moos means bog or wetland in Austro-Bavarian dialects of German.

Moos in Passeier borders the following municipalities: Partschins, Ratschings, Riffian, St. Leonhard in Passeier, St. Martin in Passeier, Schnals, Tirol and Sölden (in Austria).

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem represents three argent and sharp peaks, silhouetted against the azure sky and the vert grass, which symbolizes the position of the municipality. The coat of arms was granted in 1967.[2]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 99.58% of the population speak German, 0.33% Italian and 0.09% 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: Moos in Passeier
  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]

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