Mareo

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Mareo
Comun de Mareo
Comune di Marebbe
Gemeinde Enneberg
Mareo in the 1960s
Mareo in the 1960s
Location of Mareo
Mareo is located in Italy
Mareo
Mareo
Location of Mareo in Italy
Mareo is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Mareo
Mareo
Mareo (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°42′N 11°56′E / 46.700°N 11.933°E / 46.700; 11.933Coordinates: 46°42′N 11°56′E / 46.700°N 11.933°E / 46.700; 11.933
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
FrazioniCurt (Corte/Hof), Mantena, La Pli de Mareo, Pliscia (Plisa/Plaiken), Al Plan (San Vigilio/St. Vigil), Rina (Welschellen), Longega (Zwischenwasser)
Government
 • MayorAlberto Palfrader
Area
 • Total160.32 km2 (61.90 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total3,037
 • Density19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ladin: maroi
Italian: marebbani
German: Enneberger
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39030
Dialing code0474
WebsiteOfficial website
the town

Mareo (Italian: Marebbe [maˈrɛbbe]; German: Enneberg [ˈɛnebɛrk]) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Bolzano.

Geography[edit]

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 2,911 and an area of 161.6 square kilometres (62.4 sq mi).[3]

Mareo borders the following municipalities: Badia, Prags, Bruneck, Cortina d'Ampezzo, La Val, Lüsen, St. Lorenzen, San Martin de Tor and Olang.

Frazioni[edit]

The municipality of Mareo contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Curt (Corte/Hof), Mantena, La Pli de Mareo, Pliscia (Plisa/Plaiken), Al Plan (San Vigilio/St. Vigil), Rina (Welschellen), and Longega (Zwischenwasser).

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The shield is parted quarterly: the first part represents the Tyrolean Eagle on argent; the second the insignia of Austria. The third shows the head's dog of argent, with an or collar on gules, which represents the arms of the Lords of Ros that in thirteenth century had a castle in the village. The fourth arms is a sable hound with a gules bone in the jaws on argent; it’s the coat of Pracken family, one of the oldest families in Tyrol, which had properties in the area. The emblem was adopted in 1969.[4]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 92.09% of the population speak Ladin, 5.02% Italian and 2.89% German as first language.[5]

Demographic evolution[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: Mareo
  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 Mareo at Wikimedia Commons