Partschins

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Partschins
Comune
Gemeinde Partschins
Comune di Parcines
Coat of arms of Partschins
Coat of arms
Partschins is located in Italy
Partschins
Partschins
Location of Partschins in Italy
Coordinates: 46°41′N 11°4′E / 46.683°N 11.067°E / 46.683; 11.067Coordinates: 46°41′N 11°4′E / 46.683°N 11.067°E / 46.683; 11.067
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Sonnenberg (Montesole), Quadrathöfe (Quadrato), Rabland (Rablà), Tabland (Tablà), Töll (Tel), Vertigen (Vallettina)
Government
 • Mayor Albert Gögele
Area
 • Total 55.4 km2 (21.4 sq mi)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 3,523
 • Density 64/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym German: Partschinser
Italian: parcinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39020
Dialing code 0473
Website Official website

Partschins (Italian: Parcines) is a comune (municipality) in the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 30 km northwest of the city of Bolzano.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 3,523 and an area of 55.4 km².[1]

Partschins borders the following municipalities: Algund, Lana, Marling, Moos in Passeier, Naturns, Plaus, Schnals, and Tirol.

Frazioni[edit]

The municipality of Partschins contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Sonnenberg (Montesole), Quadrathöfe (Quadrato), Rabland (Rablà), Tabland (Tablà), Töll (Tel) and Vertigen (Vallettina).

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem represents a plow, placed diagonally on argent. The emblem is similar to that of the Knight Randolf von Partschins, a descendant of the noble family Götsch, who founded the village in about 1200, under the name Castle Stachlburg. The emblem was adopted July 25, 1967.[2]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distripution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 95.94% of the population speak German, 3.79% Italian and 0.27% 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: Partschins
  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 Partschins at Wikimedia Commons