Vöran

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Vöran
Comune
Gemeinde Vöran
Comune di Verano
Vöran
Vöran
Coat of arms of Vöran
Coat of arms
Vöran is located in Italy
Vöran
Vöran
Location of Vöran in Italy
Coordinates: 46°36′N 11°14′E / 46.600°N 11.233°E / 46.600; 11.233Coordinates: 46°36′N 11°14′E / 46.600°N 11.233°E / 46.600; 11.233
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Aschl (Eschio)
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Egger
Area
 • Total 22.1 km2 (8.5 sq mi)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 927
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym German: Vöraner
Italian: di Verano
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39010
Dialing code 0473
Website Official website

Vöran (Italian: Verano) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 14 km northwest of the city of Bolzano.

Geography[edit]

As of November 30, 2010, it had a population of 927 and an area of 22.1 km².[1]

Vöran borders the following municipalities: Hafling, Mölten, Meran, Burgstall, and Sarntal.

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem is tierced per fess: the first of azure, the second an yoke on or and the third of gules. The insignia symbolize some peculiarities of the municipality. The yoke is referred to the cattle-breeding and the agriculture, the red to the mountains rich in porphyry and the azure to the blue-sky. The emblem was granted in 1967. [2]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 97.90% of the population speak German and 2.10% 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. Voran". Ngw.nl. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  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 Vöran at Wikimedia Commons