St. Pankraz

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This article is about the one in South Tyrol. For Sankt Pankraz in Austria, see Sankt Pankraz.
Not to be confused with St. Pancras (disambiguation).
Sankt Pankraz
Gemeinde Sankt Pankraz
Comune di San Pancrazio
Sankt Pankraz
Sankt Pankraz
Sankt Pankraz is located in Italy
Sankt Pankraz
Sankt Pankraz
Location of Sankt Pankraz in Italy
Coordinates: 46°35′N 11°5′E / 46.583°N 11.083°E / 46.583; 11.083Coordinates: 46°35′N 11°5′E / 46.583°N 11.083°E / 46.583; 11.083
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province / Metropolitan city South Tyrol (BZ)
 • Mayor Thomas Holzner
 • Total 63.1 km2 (24.4 sq mi)
Elevation 735 m (2,411 ft)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 1,589
 • Density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Demonym(s) German: Pankrazer
Italian: di San Pancrazio
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39010
Dialing code 0473
Patron saint Saint Pancras
Website Official website
Eschenlohe castle

Sankt Pankraz (German pronun­cia­tion: [saŋkt ˈpaŋkrats]; Italian: San Pancrazio [sam paŋˈkrattsjo]) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of the city of Bolzano.


As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 1,589 and an area of 63.1 square kilometres (24.4 sq mi).[1]

Sankt Pankraz borders the following municipalities: Lana, Laurein, Naturns, Unsere Liebe Frau im Walde-St. Felix, Tisens, Ulten, and Castelfondo.



The emblem represents a tower with battlements, with a pavilion azure roof, surrounded by a wall above a vert hill with two fir-trees on each side on argent. The castle tower corresponds to the Eschenloch Castle built in the twelfth century by the Counts of Ulten. The emblem was adopted in 1968.[2]


Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 98.84% of the population spoke German, 0.96% Italian and 0.19% Ladin as their first language.[3]

Demographic evolution[edit]


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Heraldry of the World: St. Pankraz
  3. ^ "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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