Andrian

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Andrian
Comune
Gemeinde Andrian
Comune di Adriano
Coat of arms of Andrian
Coat of arms
Andrian is located in Italy
Andrian
Andrian
Location of Andrian in Italy
Coordinates: 46°31′N 11°14′E / 46.517°N 11.233°E / 46.517; 11.233Coordinates: 46°31′N 11°14′E / 46.517°N 11.233°E / 46.517; 11.233
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province / Metropolitan city South Tyrol (BZ)
Government
 • Mayor Roland Danay
Area
 • Total 4.9 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Elevation 285 m (935 ft)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 1,043
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Demonym(s) German: Andrianer
Italian: andrianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39010
Dialing code 0471
Website Official website

Andrian (German pronunciation: [ˈandrɪan]; Italian: Andriano [andriˈaːno]) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 9 kilometres (6 mi) north-west of the city of Bolzano.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 1,043 and an area of 4.9 square kilometres (1.9 sq mi).[1]

Andrian borders the following municipalities: Eppan, Nals and Terlan.

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem is that of the Lords of Andrian. It's party per pale of gules and argent with a pile curved inward and the colours alternating. The emblem was adopted in 1968.[2]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 89.96% of the population speak German, 9.53% Italian and 0.51% Ladin as first language.[3]

Language 1991 2001[4] 2011[3]
German 95.01% 97.32% 89.96%
Italian 4.57% 2.55% 9.53%
Ladin 0.42% 0.13% 0.51%

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ of the World: Andrian[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ a b "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. 
  4. ^ Oscar Benvenuto (ed.): "South Tyrol in Figures 2008", Provincial Statistics Institute of the Autonomous Province of South Tyrol, Bozen/Bolzano 2007, p. 16, table 10

External links[edit]

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