Eppan an der Weinstraße

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Eppan
Gemeinde Eppan an der Weinstraße
Comune di Appiano sulla Strada del Vino
Skyline of Eppan
Coat of arms of Eppan
Coat of arms
Location of Eppan
Eppan is located in Italy
Eppan
Eppan
Location of Eppan in Italy
Eppan is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Eppan
Eppan
Eppan (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°27′N 11°16′E / 46.450°N 11.267°E / 46.450; 11.267
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
FrazioniBerg (Monte), Frangart (Frangarto), Girlan (Cornaiano), Missian (Missiano), Montiggl (Monticolo), Perdonig (Predonico), St. Michael (San Michele), St. Pauls (San Paolo), Unterrain (Riva di Sotto)
Government
 • MayorWilfried Trettl
Area
 • Total59.45 km2 (22.95 sq mi)
Elevation
239 m (784 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total14,941
 • Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German: Eppaner
Italian: appianesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39057
Dialing code0471
WebsiteOfficial website

Eppan an der Weinstraße (German pronunciation: [ˈɛpan an dɐ ˈvaɪ̯nˌʃtraˑsə]; Italian: Appiano sulla Strada del Vino [apˈpjaːno ˈsulla ˈstraːda del ˈviːno]), often abbreviated to Eppan or Appiano, is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 8 kilometres (5 mi) southwest of the city of Bolzano.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 14,226 and an area of 59.7 square kilometres (23.1 sq mi).[3]

Eppan borders the following municipalities: Andrian, Bolzano, Kaltern, Nals, Terlan, Unsere Liebe Frau im Walde-St. Felix, Vadena, Cavareno, Fondo, Malosco, Sarnonico, and Ronzone.

Frazioni[edit]

The municipality of Eppan contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Frangart (Frangarto), Girlan (Cornaiano), Missian (Missiano), Montiggl (Monticolo), Perdonig (Predonico), St. Michael (San Michele), St. Pauls (San Paolo), Unterrain (Riva di Sotto).

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem represents the coat-of-arms of the farm Hocheppan owned by the Lords of Eppan since the 9th century. In the left side it is depicted half star with eight rays and the crescent moon to the right, both of or on azure background. The emblem was adopted in 1967.[4]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 86.23% of the population speak German, 13.29% Italian, and 0.48% Ladin as first language.[5]

Demographic evolution[edit]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ Heraldry of the World: Eppan
  5. ^ "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 Eppan an der Weinstraße at Wikimedia Commons