Stilfs

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Stilfs
Comune
Gemeinde Stilfs
Comune di Stelvio
Stilfs
Stilfs
Coat of arms of Stilfs
Coat of arms
Stilfs is located in Italy
Stilfs
Stilfs
Location of Stilfs in Italy
Coordinates: 46°36′N 10°33′E / 46.600°N 10.550°E / 46.600; 10.550Coordinates: 46°36′N 10°33′E / 46.600°N 10.550°E / 46.600; 10.550
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Sulden (Solda)
Government
 • Mayor Hartwig Tschenett
Area
 • Total 140 km2 (50 sq mi)
Elevation 1,311 m (4,301 ft)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 1,215
 • Density 8.7/km2 (22/sq mi)
Demonym German: Stilfser
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39029
Dialing code 0473
Website Official website
Part of the famous Stelvio Pass

Stilfs (Italian: Stelvio) is a comune (municipality) in the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy. It is located near the northern ramp of the Stelvio Pass.

The municipality of Stilfs contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Sulden (Solda), Trafoi, Gomagoi.

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem shows an or disc on sable background; inside the disc is a six leaves star of azure, vert and gules alternating. The star symbolize an ancient nightly custom in winter time. The emblem was granted in 1969.[1]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 98.46% of the population speak German and 1.54% Italian as first language.[2]

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Heraldry of the World: Stilfs
  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. 

See also[edit]

Stelvio National Park

External links[edit]

Media related to Stilfs at Wikimedia Commons