Lüsen

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Lüsen
Gemeinde Lüsen
Comune di Luson
Lüsen
Lüsen
Location of Lüsen
Lüsen is located in Italy
Lüsen
Lüsen
Location of Lüsen in Italy
Lüsen is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Lüsen
Lüsen
Lüsen (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°45′N 11°46′E / 46.750°N 11.767°E / 46.750; 11.767Coordinates: 46°45′N 11°46′E / 46.750°N 11.767°E / 46.750; 11.767
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
FrazioniBerg (Monte), Petschied (Pezzè), Rungg (Ronco), Flitt (Valletta)
Government
 • MayorJosef Maria Fischnaller
Area
 • Total74.2 km2 (28.6 sq mi)
Elevation
962 m (3,156 ft)
Population
 (Nov. 2010)[2]
 • Total1,543
 • Density21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German:Lüsner
Italian: di Luson
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39040
Dialing code0472
WebsiteOfficial website

Lüsen (German pronunciation: [ˈlysn̩]; Italian: Luson [luˈzon]) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast of the city of Bolzano.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 1,543 and an area of 74.2 square kilometres (28.6 sq mi).[3]

Lüsen (Luson) borders the following municipalities: Brixen, Mareo, Natz-Schabs, Rodeneck, St. Lorenzen, and San Martin de Tor.

Frazioni[edit]

The municipality of Lüsen (Luson) contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Berg (Monte), Petschied (Pezzè), Rungg (Ronco) and Flitt (Valletta).

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem represents a knight in armor, with plumes, lance in rest on a horse facing left, both of argent on gules. The emblem, adopted in 1967, resumes an arms used by the administration of the Bishops of Brixen since 1607.[4]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 97.77% of the population speak German, 1.39% Italian and 0.83% Ladin as first language.[5]

Demographic evolution[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. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ Heraldry of the World: Lüsen
  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 Lüsen at Wikimedia Commons