Comune di Nova Levante
|Province / Metropolitan city||South Tyrol (BZ)|
|• Mayor||Markus Dejori|
|• Total||50.8 km2 (19.6 sq mi)|
|Population (Nov. 2010)|
|• Density||38/km2 (97/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Welschnofen (German pronunciation: [vɛlʃn̩'oˑfn̩]; Italian: Nova Levante [ˈnɔːva leˈvante]) is a comune (municipality) in the autonomous province of South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southeast of the city of Bolzano.
As of November 30, 2010, it had a population of 1,910 and an area of 50.8 square kilometres (19.6 sq mi).
The escutcheon is party per quarterly: the 1st and the 4th represent an or rampant lion on sable, the arms of the Judge Bartlmä von Pretzenberg which has had an estate in the municipality. In the 2nd and 3rd quarter an azure mountain is surmounted by an argent pretzels on gules. The emblem was adopted in 1967.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
- Heraldry of the World: Welschnofen
- "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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