Folgaria (Cimbrian: Folgrait, from the Latin filicaria) is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southeast of Trento. As of 31 December 2013, it had a population of 3,193 and an area of 71 square kilometres (27 sq mi).[3]

Folgaria
Comune di Folgaria
Coat of arms of Folgaria
Location of Folgaria
Folgaria is located in Italy
Folgaria
Folgaria
Location of Folgaria in Italy
Folgaria is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Folgaria
Folgaria
Folgaria (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 45°55′N 11°11′E / 45.917°N 11.183°E / 45.917; 11.183Coordinates: 45°55′N 11°11′E / 45.917°N 11.183°E / 45.917; 11.183
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceTrentino (TN)
Frazionisee list
Government
 • MayorMichael Rech (Civic list)
Area
 • Total71 km2 (27 sq mi)
Elevation
1,169 m (3,835 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2013)[2]
 • Total3,193
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Folgaretani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
38064
Dialing code0464

GeographyEdit

 
Aerial view of the town

The comune territory borders the following municipalities: Caldonazzo, Centa San Nicolò, Besenello, Calliano, Lavarone, Lastebasse, Rovereto, Terragnolo and Laghi. It includes six main frazioni (Costa, Serrada, Guardia, Mezzomonte, San Sebastiano, Carbonare e Nosellari) and other of lesser size (Pont, Ondertol, Dori, Molino nuovo, Forreri, Ca nove, Molini, Peneri, Fontani, Scandelli, Sotto il soglio, Carpeneda, Mezzaselva, Erspameri, Francolini, Colpi, Nocchi, Perpruneri, Tezzeli, Morganti, Cùeli, Buse e Virti) in the valleys of Rio Cavallo and Astico.

It is a renowned ski resort, but it is also frequented in summer.

Points of interestEdit

Demographic evolutionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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