Tramin an der Weinstraße

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Tramin
Comune
Gemeinde Tramin an der Weinstraße
Comune di Termeno sulla Strada del Vino
Market place
Market place
Tramin is located in Italy
Tramin
Tramin
Location of Tramin in Italy
Coordinates: 46°21′N 11°15′E / 46.350°N 11.250°E / 46.350; 11.250Coordinates: 46°21′N 11°15′E / 46.350°N 11.250°E / 46.350; 11.250
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Rungg (Ronchi), Söll (Sella)
Government
 • Mayor Mag. Werner Dissertori
Area
 • Total 19.4 km2 (7.5 sq mi)
Elevation 276 m (906 ft)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 3,296
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Demonym German: Traminer
Italian: di Termeno
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39040
Dialing code 0471
Website Official website

Tramin an der Weinstraße (Italian: Termeno sulla Strada del Vino) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol, northern Italy, located about 20 kilometres (12 miles) southwest of the city of Bolzano. The name of the grape variety Gewürztraminer has its origins in Tramin.

Geography[edit]

As of November 30, 2010, Tramin had a population of 3,296 and an area of 19.4 square kilometres (7.5 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Tramin contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Rungg (Ronchi) and Söll (Sella).

Tramin borders the following municipalities: Amblar, Kaltern, Coredo, Kurtatsch, Neumarkt, Montan, Auer, Sfruz and Vadena.

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem represents a six points star of or surmounted by an or overturned crescent on azure background. The origin of the coat is not known but derives from that of Lords of Eppan. The arms were granted in 1929.[2]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 96.37% of the population speak German, 3.44% Italian and 0.20% Ladin as first language.[3]

Demographic evolution[edit]

Twin cities[edit]

Tramin is twinned with:

Germany Rödermark, since 1978

Germany Mindelheim, since 1994

Austria Schwaz, since 1998

References[edit]

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