Partschins

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Partschins
Comune
Gemeinde Partschins
Comune di Parcines
Partschins aerial view.jpg
Coat of arms of Partschins
Coat of arms
Partschins is located in Italy
Partschins
Partschins
Location of Partschins in Italy
Coordinates: 46°41′N 11°4′E / 46.683°N 11.067°E / 46.683; 11.067Coordinates: 46°41′N 11°4′E / 46.683°N 11.067°E / 46.683; 11.067
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
FrazioniSonnenberg (Montesole), Quadrathöfe (Quadrato), Rabland (Rablà), Tabland (Tablà), Töll (Tel), Vertigen (Vallettina)
Government
 • MayorAlbert Gögele
Area
 • Total55.4 km2 (21.4 sq mi)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total3,523
 • Density64/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German: Partschinser
Italian: parcinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code39020
Dialing code0473
WebsiteOfficial website

Partschins (German pronunciation: [parˈtʃɪns]; Italian: Parcines [parˈtʃiːnes]) is a comune (municipality) in the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northwest of the city of Bolzano.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 3,523 and an area of 55.4 square kilometres (21.4 sq mi).[1]

Partschins borders the following municipalities: Algund, Lana, Marling, Moos in Passeier, Naturns, Plaus, Schnals, and Tirol.

Frazioni[edit]

The municipality of Partschins contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Sonnenberg (Montesole), Quadrathöfe (Quadrato), Rabland (Rablà), Tabland (Tablà), Töll (Tel) and Vertigen (Vallettina).

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem represents a plow, placed diagonally on argent. The emblem is similar to that of the Knight Randolf von Partschins, a descendant of the noble family Götsch, who founded the village in about 1200, under the name Castle Stachlburg. The emblem was adopted July 25, 1967.[2]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distripution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 95.94% of the population speak German, 3.79% Italian and 0.27% Ladin as first language.[3]

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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