Malé, Italy

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Comune di Malé
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Malé is located in Italy
Location of Malé in Italy
Coordinates: 46°21′N 10°54′E / 46.350°N 10.900°E / 46.350; 10.900Coordinates: 46°21′N 10°54′E / 46.350°N 10.900°E / 46.350; 10.900
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province Trentino (TN)
Frazioni Magras, Arnago, Bolentina, Montes, Pondasio, Molini
 • Mayor Bruno Paganini (Civic Party)
 • Total 26.2 km2 (10.1 sq mi)
Elevation 737 m (2,418 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 2,142
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Maletani or Maledi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 38027
Dialing code 0463
Website Official website

Malé (Italian pronunciation: [maˈle]; German: Maleit or Freienthurn) is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of the provincial capital Trento. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,142 and an area of 26.2 square kilometres (10.1 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Malé contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Magras, Arnago, Bolentina, Montes, Pondasio and Molini.

Malé borders the following municipalities: Rabbi, Terzolas, Croviana and Dimaro Folgarida.

The economy of Malé is based mainly on tourism, handcraft (typically wooden products), and farming (typically producing apples, cheese and cooked meats). The Trento-Malè-Marilleva railway connects the comune to Trento.

Near Malè is the Stelvio National Park, one of the biggest natural National Parks in Italy, and the Brenta group a UNESCO World heritage site.

From 15 to 22 June 2008 Malè was the venue of the mountain bike trials competitions of the UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships "Val di Sole 2008". The sections were set up (for the first time in history) in the town squares.

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  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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