Latsch

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Latsch
Gemeinde Latsch
Comune di Laces
Latsch
Latsch
Location of Latsch
Latsch is located in Italy
Latsch
Latsch
Location of Latsch in Italy
Latsch is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Latsch
Latsch
Latsch (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°37′N 10°52′E / 46.617°N 10.867°E / 46.617; 10.867Coordinates: 46°37′N 10°52′E / 46.617°N 10.867°E / 46.617; 10.867
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
FrazioniGoldrain (Coldrano), Morter, St. Martin am Kofel (San Martino al Monte), Tarsch (Tarres)
Government
 • MayorHelmut Fischer
Area
 • Total78.8 km2 (30.4 sq mi)
Population
 (Nov. 2010)[2]
 • Total5,156
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German:Latscher
Italian: lacesini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39021
Dialing code0473
WebsiteOfficial website

Latsch (German pronunciation: [latʃ]; Italian: Laces [ˈlaːtʃes]) is a comune (municipality) in the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of the city of Bolzano.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 5,156 and an area of 78.8 square kilometres (30.4 sq mi).[3]

Latsch (Laces) borders the following municipalities: Kastelbell-Tschars, Martell, Schnals, Schlanders, and Ulten.

Frazioni[edit]

The municipality of Latsch contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Goldrain (Coldrano), Morter, St. Martin am Kofel (San Martino al Monte) and Tarsch (Tarres)

Gallery[edit]

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem represents a vert centered branch, with three roses of gules and or petal in the center. It is the sign of the Lords of Annenberg owners, from 1312 to 1695, of the castle. The coat of arms was granted in 1930.[4]

Notable people[edit]

  • Manfred Fuchs (1938 in Latsch – 2014) entrepreneur and space pioneer

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 97.99% of the population speak German, 1.97% Italian and 0.04% 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: Latsch
  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 Latsch at Wikimedia Commons