Bronzolo

Bronzolo (Italian pronunciation: [bronˈdzɔːlo]; German: Branzoll [branˈtsɔl]) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 11 kilometres (7 mi) south of the city of Bolzano. It is one of only five mainly Italian speaking municipalities in South Tyrol.

Bronzolo
Comune di Bronzolo
Gemeinde Branzoll
Bronzolo / Branzoll seen from the northwest
Bronzolo / Branzoll seen from the northwest
Coat of arms of Bronzolo
Coat of arms
Location of Bronzolo
Bronzolo is located in Italy
Bronzolo
Bronzolo
Location of Bronzolo in Italy
Bronzolo is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Bronzolo
Bronzolo
Bronzolo (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°24′N 11°19′E / 46.400°N 11.317°E / 46.400; 11.317Coordinates: 46°24′N 11°19′E / 46.400°N 11.317°E / 46.400; 11.317
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
Government
 • MayorGiorgia Mongillo
Area
 • Total7.4 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Elevation
263 m (863 ft)
Population
 (Nov. 2010)[2]
 • Total2,652
 • Density360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Italian: bronzolotti
German: Branzoller
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39051
Dialing code0471
WebsiteOfficial website

GeographyEdit

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 2,652 and an area of 7.4 square kilometres (2.9 sq mi).[3]

Bronzolo borders the following municipalities: Aldein, Laives, Deutschnofen, Auer and Vadena.

HistoryEdit

Coat-of-armsEdit

The arms is party per bend sinister of argent and vert. At the center is a sable cornet trimmed with a cord of or. The vert represents the Etsch mountain and the valleys; the cornet is a reference to the village's long use as a mail station . The emblem was adopted in 1968.[4]

SocietyEdit

Linguistic distributionEdit

According to the 2011 census, 62.01% of the population speak Italian, 37.34% German and 0.65% Ladin as first language. [5]

Language 2001[6] 2011[5]
German 39.68% 37.34%
Italian 59.85% 62.01%
Ladin 0.47% 0.65%

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. ^ "Heraldry of the World: Branzoll". Archived from the original on 2012-08-01. Retrieved 2011-05-04.
  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 Bronzolo at Wikimedia Commons