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Gemeinde Karneid
Comune di Cornedo all'Isarco
Karneid Castle
Karneid Castle
Coat of arms of Karneid
Coat of arms
Karneid is located in Italy
Location of Karneid in Italy
Coordinates: 46°30′N 11°24′E / 46.500°N 11.400°E / 46.500; 11.400Coordinates: 46°30′N 11°24′E / 46.500°N 11.400°E / 46.500; 11.400
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province / Metropolitan city South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Blumau (Prato all'Isarco), Breien (Briè), Kardaun (Cardano), Steinegg (Collepietra), Gummer (San Valentino in Campo)
 • Mayor Martina Lantschner Pisetta
 • Total 40.4 km2 (15.6 sq mi)
Elevation 510 m (1,670 ft)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 3,311
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Demonym(s) German: Karneider
Italian: di Cornedo
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39050
Dialing code 0471
Website Official website

Karneid (German pronunciation: [karˈnaɪ̯t]; Italian: Cornedo all'Isarco [korˈneːdo alliˈzarko]) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) east of the city of Bolzano. It is also the location of Karneid castle.


As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 3,311 and an area of 40.4 square kilometres (15.6 sq mi).[1]

Karneid borders the following municipalities: Bolzano, Völs am Schlern, Welschnofen, Deutschnofen, Ritten, and Tiers.


The municipality of Karneid (Cornedo) contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Blumau (Prato all'Isarco), Breien (Briè), Kardaun (Cardano), Steinegg (Collepietra), and Gummer (San Valentino in Campo).



The emblem is an argent curved pile on azure. It is part of the insignia of the Counts of Liechtenstein, owners of the castle, which ruled the village from 1385 to 1595. The arms was adopted in 1968.[2]


Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 89.03% of the population speak German, 10.64% Italian and 0.33% Ladin as first language.[3]

Demographic evolution[edit]


Notable people[edit]


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