Comune di Senales
|Province / Metropolitan city||South Tyrol (BZ)|
|Frazioni||Karthaus (Certosa), Katharinaberg (Monte Santa Caterina), Unser Frau (Madonna)|
|• Mayor||Karl Josef Rainer|
|• Total||211.2 km2 (81.5 sq mi)|
|Population (Nov. 2010)|
|• Density||6.4/km2 (16/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Schnals (German pronunciation: [ʃnals]; Italian: Senales [seˈnaːles]) is a comune (municipality) in the autonomous province of South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of the city of Bolzano, on the border with Austria. The municipality includes large parts of the Schnalstal.
As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 1,345 and an area of 211.2 square kilometres (81.5 sq mi).
The municipality of Schnals contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Karthaus (Certosa), and Katharinaberg (Monte Santa Caterina), Unser Frau (Madonna).
The shield is azure and argent party per pale. The first part represents Gabriel of or with a sword in his right hand over the head, and a scales in the left, standing on a sable dragon with a gules tongue. Three azure gyrons, with the point on the division, are in the second part. The shield represents the patron saint of the Carthusian Abbey of Allerengelberg and the arms of the Lords of Schandersberg. The emblem was adopted in 1967.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
- Heraldry of the World: Schnals
- "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.
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