Tscherms

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Tscherms
Comune
Gemeinde Tscherms
Comune di Cermes
Lebenberg Castle
Lebenberg Castle
Tscherms is located in Italy
Tscherms
Tscherms
Location of Tscherms in Italy
Coordinates: 46°38′N 11°9′E / 46.633°N 11.150°E / 46.633; 11.150Coordinates: 46°38′N 11°9′E / 46.633°N 11.150°E / 46.633; 11.150
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Government
 • Mayor Roland Pernthaler
Area
 • Total 6.6 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Population (Dez. 2012)
 • Total 1,441
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Demonym German: Tschermser
Italian: cermesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39010
Dialing code 0473
Website Official website

Tscherms (Italian: Cermes) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 20 km northwest of Bolzano. Once part of the commune of Marling Tscherms became a commune on its own in 1897.[1]

Geography[edit]

As of Dezember 31 2012, it had a population of 1,441 and an area of 6.6 km².[2]

Tscherms borders the following municipalities: Lana, Marling and Merano.

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem is a rampant fox on or background. It is the sign of the Lords of Fuchsberg owners of the village from 1427 to 1832. The arms was adopted in 1966.[3]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 94.92% of the population speak German, 4.86% Italian and 0.23% Ladin as first language.[4]

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.gemeinde.tscherms.bz.it/system/web/zusatzseite.aspx?menuonr=219551862&detailonr=217475973
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ Heraldry of the World: Tscherms
  4. ^ "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 Tscherms at Wikimedia Commons