Santa Cristina Gherdëina

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Santa Cristina Gherdëina
Comune
Chemun de Santa Cristina Gherdëina
Comune di Santa Cristina Valgardena
Gemeinde St. Christina in Gröden
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Santa Cristina Gherdëina is located in Italy
Santa Cristina Gherdëina
Santa Cristina Gherdëina
Location of Santa Cristina Gherdëina in Italy
Coordinates: 46°34′N 11°43′E / 46.567°N 11.717°E / 46.567; 11.717Coordinates: 46°34′N 11°43′E / 46.567°N 11.717°E / 46.567; 11.717
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province / Metropolitan city South Tyrol (BZ)
Government
 • Mayor Moritz Demetz (SVP)
Area
 • Total 31.8 km2 (12.3 sq mi)
Elevation 1,428 m (4,685 ft)
Population (31.12.2010)
 • Total 1,900
 • Density 60/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Italian: gardenesi
German: Grödner
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39047
Dialing code 0471
Patron saint Saint Christina
Website Official website

Santa Cristina Gherdëina (About this sound [ˈsanta kʀ̩ʃˈtina] ; Italian: Santa Cristina Valgardena [ˈsanta kriˈstiːna ˌvalɡarˈdeːna]; German: St. Christina in Gröden [saŋkt krɪsˈtiˑna ɪn ˈɡrøːdn̩]) is a Ladin comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) east of the city of Bolzano. Its Saslong ski run is home of the Super-G and Downhill for men races in FIS Ski World Cup.

Geography[edit]

As of 31 December 2010, it had a population of 1,900[1] and an area of 31.82 square kilometres (12.29 sq mi).[2]

The municipality of Santa Cristina borders the following municipalities: Campitello di Fassa, Kastelruth, Villnöß, Urtijëi, San Martin de Tor and Sëlva.

History[edit]

Coat of arms[edit]

The escutcheon is argent and gules party per fess: the upper part is represented a deer. It is the family Coat of Arms of Primus von Dosses, which has since 1636, near the church of St. Cristina, organized a refectory for the poor. The emblem was adopted in 1969.[3]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 91.40% of the population speak Ladin, 4.41% Italian and 4.19% German as first language.[4]

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeinde St. Christina in Gröden - Gemeinde / Zahlen und Fakten". Gemeinde.stchristina.bz.it. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ "Stemma Comune di SANKT CHRISTINA IN GRÖDEN". Ngw.nl. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  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]

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