Ratschings

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Ratschings
Gemeinde Ratschings
Comune di Racines
Ratschings, panorama from between Gasteig and Kalch
Ratschings, panorama from between Gasteig and Kalch
Location of Ratschings
Ratschings is located in Italy
Ratschings
Ratschings
Location of Ratschings in Italy
Ratschings is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Ratschings
Ratschings
Ratschings (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°53′N 11°24′E / 46.883°N 11.400°E / 46.883; 11.400Coordinates: 46°53′N 11°24′E / 46.883°N 11.400°E / 46.883; 11.400
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
FrazioniAußerratschings, Innerratschings, Gasteig (Casateia), Mareit (Mareta), Ridnaun (Ridanna), Telfes (Telves), Jaufental (Valgiovo)
Government
 • MayorSebastian Helfer (SVP)
Area
 • Total203.29 km2 (78.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total4,471
 • Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German: Ratschingser
Italian: di Racines
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39040
Dialing code0472
WebsiteOfficial website

Ratschings (German pronunciation: [raˈtʃɪŋs]; Italian: Racines [raˈtʃiːnes]) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) north of the city of Bolzano, on the border with Austria.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 4,363 and an area of 203.6 square kilometres (78.6 sq mi).[3]

Ratschings borders the following municipalities: Brenner, Freienfeld, Moos in Passeier, St. Leonhard in Passeier, Sarntal, Sterzing, Neustift im Stubaital (Austria) and Sölden (Austria).

Frazioni[edit]

The municipality of Ratschings contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Außerratschings, Innerratschings, Gasteig (Casateia), Mareit (Mareta), Ridnaun (Ridanna), Telfes (Telves), and Jaufental (Valgiovo).

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem show a rampant argent wolf on azure. The arms is similar to that of Wolf von Mareit, but with the opposite colors. The emblem was adopted in 1969.[4]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 97.77% of the population speak German, 2.14% Italian and 0.10% Ladin as first language.[5]

Demographic evolution[edit]

Gallery[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: Ratschings
  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.

External links[edit]

Media related to Ratschings at Wikimedia Commons