St. Lorenzen

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St. Lorenzen
Comune
Marktgemeinde St. Lorenzen
Comune di San Lorenzo di Sebato
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Coat of arms of St. Lorenzen
Coat of arms
St. Lorenzen is located in Italy
St. Lorenzen
St. Lorenzen
Location of St. Lorenzen in Italy
Coordinates: 46°47′N 11°54′E / 46.783°N 11.900°E / 46.783; 11.900
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Ellen (Elle), Fassing (Fassine), Runggen (Ronchi), Montal (Mantana), Pflaurenz (Floronzo), Saalen (Sares), Sonnenburg (Castelbadia), Stefansdorf (Sante Stefano), St Martin (San Martino), Moos (Palù), Lothen, Onach
Government
 • Mayor Helmut Gräber
Area
 • Total 51.5 km2 (19.9 sq mi)
Elevation 810 m (2,660 ft)
Population (November 2010)
 • Total 3,752
 • Density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym German: Sankt Lorenzer
Italian: Lorenzesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39030
Dialing code 0474
Website Official website

St. Lorenzen (Italian: San Lorenzo di Sebato) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 50 km northeast of Bolzano. As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 3,752 and an area of 51.5 km².[1]

St Lorenzen borders the following municipalities: Bruneck, Kiens, Pfalzen, Lüsen, Mareo, and Rodeneck.

According to the 2011 census, 95.31% of the population speak German, 2.64% Italian and 1.34% Ladin as first language.[2]

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 3,752 and an area of 51.5 km².[1]

The municipality of St Lorenzen contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Ellen (Elle), Fassing (Fassine), Runggen (Ronchi), Montal (Mantana), Pflaurenz (Floronzo), Saalen (Sares), Sonnenburg (Castelbadia), Stefansdorf (Sante Stefano), St Martin (San Martino), Moos (Palù), Lothen, and Onach.

St Lorenzen borders the following municipalities: Bruneck, Kiens, Pfalzen, Lüsen, Mareo, and Rodeneck.

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem represents Saint Laurence, with a vert palm in his right hand and a grill on the left, on argent. The emblem is used by the seventeenth century, but appears in the seal since 1271.[3]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2001 census, 96.63% of the population speak German, 2.04% Italian and 2.05% Ladin as first language.[4]

Demographic evolution[edit]

Culture[edit]

Notable people associated with St. Lorenzen[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute ISTAT.
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ Heraldry of the World: St. Lorenzen
  4. ^ Oscar Benvenuto (ed.): "South Tyrol in Figures 2008", Provincial Statistics Institute of the Autonomous Province of South Tyrol, Bozen/Bolzano 2007, p. 18, table 10

External links[edit]

Media related to St. Lorenzen at Wikimedia Commons