Montan

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Montan
Gemeinde Montan
Comune di Montagna
Location of Montan
Montan is located in Italy
Montan
Montan
Location of Montan in Italy
Montan is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Montan
Montan
Montan (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°20′N 11°18′E / 46.333°N 11.300°E / 46.333; 11.300Coordinates: 46°20′N 11°18′E / 46.333°N 11.300°E / 46.333; 11.300
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
FrazioniGlen (Gleno), Gschnon (Casignano), Kaltenbrunn (Fontanefredde), Pinzon (Pinzano)
Government
 • MayorMonika Delvai
Area
 • Total19.51 km2 (7.53 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,684
 • Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German: Montaner
Italian: montagnesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39040
Dialing code0471
WebsiteOfficial website

Montan (German pronunciation: [mɔnˈtaˑn]; Italian: Montagna [monˈtaɲɲa]) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of the city of Bolzano.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 1,634 and an area of 18.9 square kilometres (7.3 sq mi).[3]

Montan borders the following municipalities: Aldein, Auer, Neumarkt, Salorno, Truden and Capriana.

Frazioni[edit]

The municipality of Montan contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Glen (Gleno), Gschnon (Casignano), Kaltenbrunn (Fontanefredde), Kalditsch (Doladizza) and Pinzon (Pinzano).

History[edit]

the Parish church

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem represents an argent lion, with fixed eyes and claws of or, on azure. It is the arms of the Lords of Enn who built the Castle in the twelfth century. The emblem was granted in 1967.[4]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 92.54% of the population speak German, 6.94% Italian and 0.52% Ladin as first language.[5]

Demographic evolution[edit]

Twin cities / associated cities[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: Montan
  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.
  6. ^ Nürnberg International - Informationen zu den Auslandsbeziehungen der Stadt Nürnberg

External links[edit]

Media related to Montan at Wikimedia Commons