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Gemeinde Villnöß
Comune di Funes
Villnöß is located in Italy
Location of Villnöß in Italy
Coordinates: 46°39′N 11°41′E / 46.650°N 11.683°E / 46.650; 11.683Coordinates: 46°39′N 11°41′E / 46.650°N 11.683°E / 46.650; 11.683
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province / Metropolitan city South Tyrol (BZ)
Frazioni Koll (Colle), St. Jakob (San Giacomo), St. Magdalena (Santa Maddalena), St. Peter (San Pietro), St. Valentin (San Valentino) and Teis (Tiso)
 • Mayor Peter Pernthaler
 • Total 81.2 km2 (31.4 sq mi)
Elevation 1,132 m (3,714 ft)
Population (Nov 2010)
 • Total 2,552
 • Density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Demonym(s) German: Villnößer
Italian: funesini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 39040
Dialing code 0472
Website Official website

Villnöß (German pronunciation: [fɪlˈnœs]; Italian: Funes [fuˈnɛs]; Ladin: Funès) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northeast of the city of Bolzano.


As of November 30, 2010, it had a population of 2,552 and an area of 81.2 square kilometres (31.4 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Villnöß contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Koll (Colle), St. Jakob (San Giacomo), St. Magdalena (Santa Maddalena), St. Peter (San Pietro), St. Valentin (San Valentino) and Teis (Tiso).

Villnöß borders the following municipalities: Brixen, Klausen, Lajen, Urtijëi, San Martin de Tor, Santa Cristina Gherdëina and Feldthurns.



The emblem represents three piles of argent on azure, the three peaks symbolize the Odle Group in the head to the Valley of Funes. The emblem was adopted in 1967.[2]


Linguistic distribution[edit]

According to the 2011 census, 97.69% of the population speak German, 1.99% Italian and 0.32% Ladin as first language.[3]

Demographic evolution[edit]


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Heraldry of the World: Villnöß
  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 Villnöß at Wikimedia Commons