Tiers, South Tyrol
Comune di Tires
|Province / Metropolitan city||South Tyrol (BZ)|
|Frazioni||St. Zyprian, St. Georg|
|• Mayor||Gernot Psenner|
|• Total||42.1 km2 (16.3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,028 m (3,373 ft)|
|Population (Nov. 2010)|
|• Density||23/km2 (60/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Tiers (German pronunciation: [ˈtiɐs]; Italian: Tires [ˈtiːres]) is a comune (municipality) in the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy, located in the Tierser Tal about 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of the city of Bolzano.
As of November 30, 2010, it had a population of 979 and an area of 42.1 square kilometres (16.3 sq mi).
The emblem is formed by a bend, helmet shaped, of argent and azure on gules background. It is the insignia of Lords of Velseck who ruled the village from 1200 until 1470 for the Bishops of Brixen. The emblem was granted in 1968.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
- Heraldry of the World: Tiers
- "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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