Kurtatsch an der Weinstraße

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Gemeinde Kurtatsch an der Weinstraße
Comune di Cortaccia sulla Strada del Vino
Coat of arms of Kurtatsch
Coat of arms
Kurtatsch is located in Italy
Location of Kurtatsch in Italy
Coordinates: 46°19′N 11°13′E / 46.317°N 11.217°E / 46.317; 11.217
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Entiklar (Niclara), Graun (Corona), Hofstatt, Oberfennberg (Favogna), Penon (Penone)
 • Mayor Martin Fischer
 • Total 29.4 km2 (11.4 sq mi)
Elevation 333 m (1,093 ft)
Population (November 2010[1])
 • Total 2,249
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Demonym(s) German: Kurtatscher
Italian: di Cortaccia
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39040
Dialing code 0471
Website Official website

Kurtatsch an der Weinstraße (German pronunciation: [kʊrˈtatʃ an dɐ ˈvaɪ̯nˌʃtraˑsə]; Italian: Cortaccia sulla Strada del Vino [korˈtattʃa ˈsulla ˈstraːda del ˈviːno]), often abbreviated to Kurtatsch or Cortaccia, is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southwest of the city of Bolzano.

Kurtatsch borders the following municipalities: Neumarkt, Margreid, Tramin, Coredo, Roverè della Luna, Ton, Tres, and Vervò.


The emblem shows an or postillion hornet with tassels on azure background; at the corners are placed four six-pointed or stars. The postillon’s hornet indicates that the village was a postal station; the star represent the four villages in the municipality. The emblem was adopted in 1967.[2]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 96.25% of the population speak German, 3.36% Italian and 0.38% Ladin as first language.[3]


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