Marling, South Tyrol

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Gemeinde Marling
Comune di Marlengo
Marling is located in Italy
Location of Marling in Italy
Coordinates: 46°39′N 11°9′E / 46.650°N 11.150°E / 46.650; 11.150Coordinates: 46°39′N 11°9′E / 46.650°N 11.150°E / 46.650; 11.150
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
 • Mayor Walter Mairhofer
 • Total 12.8 km2 (4.9 sq mi)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 2,517
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Demonym(s) German: Marlinger
Italian: marlinghesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39020
Dialing code 0473
Website Official website

Marling (German pronunciation: [ˈmarlɪŋ]; Italian: Marlengo [marˈleŋɡo]) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Bolzano.


As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 2,517 and an area of 12.8 square kilometres (4.9 sq mi).[1]

Marling borders the following municipalities: Tscherms, Algund, Lana, Merano and Partschins.



The shield is argent a fess azure and a gules rampant lion . These are the arms of the Lords of Marling who lived in two castles in the village until 1426. The emblem was adopted in 1966. [2]

A view of Marling towards Meran from a 1908 postcard


Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 86.41% of the population speak German, 13.41% Italian and 0.17% Ladin as first language.[3]

Demographic evolution[edit]


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