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Tramin an der Weinstraße

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Tramin
Gemeinde Tramin an der Weinstraße
Comune di Termeno sulla Strada del Vino
Market place
Location of Tramin
Tramin
Tramin
Location of Tramin in Italy
Tramin
Tramin
Tramin (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°21′N 11°15′E / 46.350°N 11.250°E / 46.350; 11.250Coordinates: 46°21′N 11°15′E / 46.350°N 11.250°E / 46.350; 11.250
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
FrazioniRungg (Ronchi), Söll (Sella)
Government
 • MayorWolfgang Oberhofer
Area
 • Total19.4 km2 (7.5 sq mi)
Elevation
276 m (906 ft)
Population
 (Nov. 2010)[2]
 • Total3,296
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German: Traminer
Italian: di Termeno
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39040
Dialing code0471
WebsiteOfficial website

Tramin an der Weinstraße (German pronunciation: [traˈmiˑn an dɐ ˈvaɪ̯nˌʃtraˑsə]; Italian: Termeno sulla Strada del Vino [terˈmeːno ˈsulla ˈstraːda del ˈviːno]), often abbreviated to Tramin or Termeno, is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol, northern Italy, located about 20 kilometres (12 miles) southwest of the city of Bolzano. The name of the grape variety Gewürztraminer has its origins in Tramin.

Geography

As of November 30, 2010, Tramin had a population of 3,296 and an area of 19.4 square kilometres (7.5 sq mi).[3]

The municipality of Tramin contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Rungg (Ronchi) and Söll (Sella).

Tramin borders the following municipalities: Amblar, Kaltern, Coredo, Kurtatsch, Neumarkt, Montan, Auer, Sfruz and Vadena.

History

Coat-of-arms

The emblem represents a six points star of or surmounted by an or overturned crescent on azure background. The origin of the coat is not known but derives from that of Lords of Eppan. The arms were granted in 1929.[4]

Society

Linguistic distribution

According to the 2011 census, 96.37% of the population speak German, 3.44% Italian and 0.20% Ladin as first language.[5]

Demographic evolution

Twin cities

Tramin is twinned with:

Germany Rödermark, since 1978

Germany Mindelheim, since 1994

Austria Schwaz, since 1998

References

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ Heraldry of the World: Tramin
  5. ^ "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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