|— Comune —|
Comune di Proves
|Province||South Tyrol (BZ)|
|• Mayor||Ulrich Gamper|
|• Total||18.5 km2 (7.1 sq mi)|
|Population (Nov. 2010)|
|• Density||15/km2 ( 38/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 274 and an area of 18.5 km².
The emblem represents a black grouse or square, with the sides curved and the corners decorated with shamrock on azure. The pheasant symbolizes that the place was once famous for hunting; the four vertices represent the four original German-speaking municipalities of Non Valley: Laurein, Proveis, Unsere Liebe Frau im Walde and St. Felix, the last two united. The emblem was adopted in 1966. 
Linguistic distribution 
According to the 2011 census, 97.71% of the population speak German and 2.29% Italian as first language.
Demographic evolution 
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
- Heraldry of the World: Proveis
- "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.
Media related to Proveis at Wikimedia Commons
- (German) (Italian) Homepage of the municipality