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Gemeinde Rasen-Antholz
Comune di Rasun-Anterselva
The Antholz valley
Rasen-Antholz is located in Italy
Location of Rasen-Antholz in Italy
Coordinates: 46°47′N 12°3′E / 46.783°N 12.050°E / 46.783; 12.050
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province / Metropolitan city South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Antholz-Niedertal (Anterselva di Sotto), Antholz-Mittertal (Anterselva di Mezzo), Antholz-Obertal (Anterselva di Sopra), Neunhäusern (Nove Case), Niederrasen (Rasun di Sotto), Oberrasen (Rasun di Sopra)
 • Mayor Thomas Schuster
 • Total 121.1 km2 (46.8 sq mi)
Elevation 1,030 m (3,380 ft)
Population (31 December 2010[1])
 • Total 2,878
 • Density 24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Demonym(s) German: Rasner or Antholzer
Italian: di Rasun-Anterselva
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39030
Dialing code 0474
Website Official website

Rasen-Antholz (German pronunciation: [ˈraːsn̩-ˈanthɔlts]; Italian: Rasun-Anterselva [raˈzun ˌanterˈselva]) is a municipality in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of the city of Bolzano, on the border with Austria.

Rasen-Antholz borders the following municipalities: Bruneck, Gsies, Percha, Olang, Sand in Taufers, Welsberg-Taisten and Sankt Jakob in Defereggen (Austria).


The municipality of Rasen-Antholz contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Antholz Niedertal (Anterselva di Sotto), Antholz Mittertal (Anterselva di Mezzo), Antholz Obertal (Anterselva di Sopra), Neunhäusern (Nove Case), Niederrasen (Rasun di Sotto) and Oberrasen (Rasun di Sopra).



The shield is gules a pile reversed on sable and argent. It is the sign of the Lords of Rassen, a noble family of Judges, which ruled the village from 1353. The emblem was adopted in 1967.[2]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 98.40% of the population speak German, 1.16% Italian and 0.44% Ladin as first language.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Heraldry of the World: Rasen-Antholz
  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]

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