Schluderns

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Schluderns
Comune
Gemeinde Schluderns
Comune di Sluderno
Centre of the village
Centre of the village
Schluderns is located in Italy
Schluderns
Schluderns
Location of Schluderns in Italy
Coordinates: 46°40′N 10°35′E / 46.667°N 10.583°E / 46.667; 10.583Coordinates: 46°40′N 10°35′E / 46.667°N 10.583°E / 46.667; 10.583
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Spondinig (Spondigna)
Government
 • Mayor Erwin Wegmann
Area
 • Total 20.8 km2 (8.0 sq mi)
Elevation 921 m (3,022 ft)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 1,831
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Demonym German: Schludernser
Italian:sludernesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39020
Dialing code 0473
Website Official website

Schluderns (Italian: Sluderno) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northwest of Bolzano.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 1,831 and an area of 20.8 square kilometres (8.0 sq mi).[1]

The Churburg

Above the Schluderns is the famous Churburg from 1250.

The municipality of Schluderns contains the frazione (subdivision) Spondinig (Spondigna).

Schluderns borders the following municipalities: Glurns, Laas, Mals, and Prad am Stilfser Joch.

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The shield is party per pale of argent and gules; the first part represents half sable wheel with azure torture blades, the second an or sheaf. The torture wheel is the insignia of St. Catherine patron saint of the village, the sheaf represent the cereal production in the municipality. The emblem was granted in 1967.[2]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 98.80% of the population speak German and 1.20% Italian as first language.[3]

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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