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Gemeinde Villanders
Comune di Villandro
View from NE
View from NE
Villanders is located in Italy
Location of Villanders in Italy
Coordinates: 46°38′N 11°32′E / 46.633°N 11.533°E / 46.633; 11.533Coordinates: 46°38′N 11°32′E / 46.633°N 11.533°E / 46.633; 11.533
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni St. Stefan (Santo Stefano), St. Moritz (San Maurizio) , St. Valentin (San Valentino)
 • Mayor Walter Baumgartner
 • Total 44 km2 (17 sq mi)
Elevation 880 m (2,890 ft)
Population (Nov. 2010)
 • Total 1,912
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym German: Villanderser
Italian: Villandresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39043
Dialing code 0472
Website Official website

Villanders (Italian: Villandro) is a village and comune in South Tyrol in northern Italy.


Villanders lies on the Villanderer Berg (Mountain of Villanders), at the top of which lies the Totensee (Lake of death).[clarification needed] The village is bordered by Barbian, Klausen, Lajen, Ritten and Sarntal.

Map of South Tyrol showing Villanders



The emblem is party per fess of azure and gules, in the first three points of argent, in the second a fess dancetty of argent. It is the arms of the local Lords of Villanders and Pardell. The emblem was granted in 1966.[1]


Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 98.46% of the population speak German, 1.15% Italian and 0.38% Ladin as first language.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Heraldry of the World: Villander
  2. ^ "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 Villanders at Wikimedia Commons