Prettau

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Prettau
Gemeinde Prettau
Comune di Predoi
Prettau
Prettau
Coat of arms of Prettau
Coat of arms
Location of Prettau
Prettau is located in Italy
Prettau
Prettau
Location of Prettau in Italy
Prettau is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Prettau
Prettau
Prettau (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 47°2′N 12°6′E / 47.033°N 12.100°E / 47.033; 12.100Coordinates: 47°2′N 12°6′E / 47.033°N 12.100°E / 47.033; 12.100
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
Government
 • MayorRobert Alexander Steger
Area
 • Total86.36 km2 (33.34 sq mi)
Elevation
1,475 m (4,839 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total547
 • Density6.3/km2 (16/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German: Prettauer
Italian: di Predoi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39030
Dialing code0474
WebsiteOfficial website

Prettau (German pronunciation: [prɛˈtaʊ̯]; Italian: Predoi [preˈdɔi]) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol, a province in northern Italy, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northeast of Bolzano, on the border with Austria.

Geography[edit]

As of 31 December 2015, it had a population of 571 and an area of 86.7 square kilometres (33.5 sq mi).[3] It is the northernmost comune of Italy.

Prettau borders the following municipalities: Brandberg (Austria), Sand in Taufers, Krimml (Austria), Prägraten am Großvenediger (Austria), Sankt Jakob in Defereggen (Austria), and Ahrntal.

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 97.33% of the population speak German and 2.67% Italian as first language.[4]

Demographic evolution[edit]

A typical carved wooden mask from Prettau

Bibliography[edit]

  • Stefan Steinhauser, Eduard Tasser: Prettau – Bilder, Fakten, Geschichten. Prettau 2008 Download (25 MB)

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. ^ "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 Prettau at Wikimedia Commons