Andrian, South Tyrol

Andrian (German pronunciation: [ˈandrɪan]; Italian: Andriano [andriˈaːno]) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 9 kilometres (6 mi) north-west of the city of Bolzano.

Andrian
Gemeinde Andrian
Comune di Adriano
Church of Saint Valentine
Church of Saint Valentine
Coat of arms of Andrian
Coat of arms
Location of Andrian
Andrian is located in Italy
Andrian
Andrian
Location of Andrian in Italy
Andrian is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Andrian
Andrian
Andrian (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°31′N 11°14′E / 46.517°N 11.233°E / 46.517; 11.233Coordinates: 46°31′N 11°14′E / 46.517°N 11.233°E / 46.517; 11.233
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
Government
 • MayorRoland Danay (SVP)
Area
 • Total4.9 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Elevation
285 m (935 ft)
Population
 (Nov. 2010)[2]
 • Total1,043
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
DemonymsGerman: Andrianer
Italian: andrianesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39010
Dialing code0471
WebsiteOfficial website

GeographyEdit

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 1,043 and an area of 4.9 square kilometres (1.9 sq mi).[3]

Andrian borders the following municipalities: Eppan, Nals and Terlan.

HistoryEdit

Coat-of-armsEdit

The emblem is that of the Lords of Andrian. It's party per pale of gules and argent with a pile curved inward and the colours alternating. The emblem was adopted in 1968.[4]

SocietyEdit

Linguistic distributionEdit

According to the 2011 census, 89.96% of the population speak German, 9.53% Italian and 0.51% Ladin as first language.[5]

Language 1991 2001[6] 2011[5]
German 95.01% 97.32% 89.96%
Italian 4.57% 2.55% 9.53%
Ladin 0.42% 0.13% 0.51%

Demographic evolutionEdit

 

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ of the World: Andrian[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ a b "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.
  6. ^ Oscar Benvenuto (ed.): "South Tyrol in Figures 2008", Provincial Statistics Institute of the Autonomous Province of South Tyrol, Bozen/Bolzano 2007, p. 16, table 10

External linksEdit

  Media related to Andrian at Wikimedia Commons