Salten-Schlern

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Salten-Schlern
District
Comunità comprensoriale Salto-Sciliar
Bezirksgemeinschaft Salten-Schlern
Salten-Schlern district (highlighted in green) within South Tyrol
Salten-Schlern district (highlighted in green) within South Tyrol
Country  Italy
Autonomous region  Trentino-Alto Adige
Autonomous province  South Tyrol
Established 1973
Administrative seat Bolzano
Area
 • Total 1,037 km2 (400 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 48,286
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Website www.ccsaltosciliar.it

Salten-Schlern (Italian: Salto-Sciliar [ˈsalto ʃiˈljar], German: Salten-Schlern) is a district (Italian: comprensorio; German: Bezirksgemeinschaft) in South Tyrol, Italy. It comprises the lower part of the valley of the Eisack River, from Waidbruck to Bolzano. It is named after the Salten plaeau and the mountain Schlern. The seat of the district is in Bolzano, itself not part of the district.

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According to the 2001 census, 77.15% of the population of the district speak German, 18.82% Ladin and 4.03% Italian as mother language.[1]

The following municipalities are part of the Salten-Schlern district:

The capital, Bolzano, is administratively separated from the district.

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Coordinates: 46°36′N 11°30′E / 46.6°N 11.5°E / 46.6; 11.5