Vöran

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Vöran
Gemeinde Vöran
Comune di Verano
Vöran
Vöran
Coat of arms of Vöran
Coat of arms
Location of Vöran
Vöran is located in Italy
Vöran
Vöran
Location of Vöran in Italy
Vöran is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Vöran
Vöran
Vöran (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°36′N 11°14′E / 46.600°N 11.233°E / 46.600; 11.233Coordinates: 46°36′N 11°14′E / 46.600°N 11.233°E / 46.600; 11.233
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
FrazioniAschl (Eschio)
Government
 • MayorThomas Egger
Area
 • Total22.1 km2 (8.5 sq mi)
Population
(Nov. 2010)
 • Total927
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German: Vöraner
Italian: di Verano
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39010
Dialing code0473
WebsiteOfficial website

Vöran (German pronunciation: [ˈføˑran]; Italian: Verano [veˈraːno]) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 14 kilometres (9 mi) northwest of the city of Bolzano.

Geography[edit]

As of November 30, 2010, it had a population of 927 and an area of 22.1 square kilometres (8.5 sq mi).[1]

Vöran borders the following municipalities: Hafling, Mölten, Merano, Burgstall, and Sarntal.

History[edit]

Coat-of-arms[edit]

The emblem is tierced per fess: the first of azure, the second an yoke on or and the third of gules. The insignia symbolize some peculiarities of the municipality. The yoke is referred to the cattle-breeding and the agriculture, the red to the mountains rich in porphyry and the azure to the blue-sky. The emblem was granted in 1967.[2]

Society[edit]

Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 97.90% of the population speak German and 2.10% Italian as first language.[3]

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ "Heraldry of the World. Voran". Ngw.nl. Retrieved 2012-04-07.
  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]

Media related to Vöran at Wikimedia Commons