Kastelruth

Kastelruth (German pronunciation: [ˌkastəlˈruˑt]; Italian: Castelrotto [kaˌstɛlˈrotto]; Ladin: Ciastel) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of the city of Bolzano.

Kastelruth
Marktgemeinde Kastelruth
Comune di Castelrotto
Castelrotto centro paese.jpg
Coat of arms of Kastelruth
Coat of arms
Location of Kastelruth
Kastelruth is located in Italy
Kastelruth
Kastelruth
Location of Kastelruth in Italy
Kastelruth is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Kastelruth
Kastelruth
Kastelruth (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°34′N 11°34′E / 46.567°N 11.567°E / 46.567; 11.567Coordinates: 46°34′N 11°34′E / 46.567°N 11.567°E / 46.567; 11.567
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
FrazioniSeiser Alm (Alpe di Siusi), Pufels (lad. Bula, it. Bulla), Runggaditsch (lad. Roncadic, it. Roncadizza), St. Michael (San Michele Siusi), St. Oswald (Sant'Osvaldo), St. Valentin (San Valentino), St. Vigil (San Vigilio), Tagusens (Tagusa), Tisens (Tisana), Überwasser (lad. Sureghes, it. Oltretorrente)
Government
 • MayorAndreas Colli
Area
 • Total117.8 km2 (45.5 sq mi)
Population
 (Nov. 2010)[2]
 • Total6,456
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German: Kastelruther
Italian: di Castelrotto
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39040
Dialing code0471
WebsiteOfficial website

GeographyEdit

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 6,456 and an area of 117.8 square kilometres (45.5 sq mi).[3]

Kastelruth borders the following municipalities: Barbian, Campitello di Fassa, Völs am Schlern, Lajen, Urtijëi, Waidbruck, Ritten, Santa Cristina Gherdëina and Tiers.

FrazioniEdit

The municipality of Kastelruth contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Seiser Alm (Alpe di Siusi), Pufels (lad. Bula, it. Bulla), Runggaditsch (lad. Roncadic, it. Roncadizza), St. Michael (San Michele Siusi), St. Oswald (Sant'Osvaldo), St. Valentin (San Valentino), St. Vigil (San Vigilio), Tagusens (Tagusa), Tisens (Tisana) and Überwasser (lad. Sureghes, it. Oltretorrente). Seis am Schlern is a località of the comune.

SocietyEdit

Linguistic distributionEdit

According to the 2011 census, 80.94% of the population speak German, 15.37% Ladin and 3.69% Italian as first language.[4]

Demographic evolutionEdit

 
Traditional thanksgiving

Notable peopleEdit

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. ^ "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.
  5. ^ German Wiki, Leo Santifaller
  6. ^ German Wiki, Norbert Rier
  7. ^ German Wiki, Christine Novaković

External linksEdit

  Media related to Kastelruth at Wikimedia Commons