Margreid an der Weinstraße

Margreid an der Weinstraße (German pronunciation: [marˈgraɪ̯t an dɐ ˈvaɪ̯nˌʃtraˑsə]; Italian: Magrè sulla Strada del Vino [maˈɡrɛ sˈsulla ˈstraːda del ˈviːno]), often abbreviated to Margreid or Magrè, is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southwest of the city of Bolzano.

Margreid
Gemeinde Margreid an der Weinstraße
Comune di Magrè sulla Strada del Vino
Coat of arms of Margreid
Location of Margreid
Margreid is located in Italy
Margreid
Margreid
Location of Margreid in Italy
Margreid is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Margreid
Margreid
Margreid (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°17′N 11°13′E / 46.283°N 11.217°E / 46.283; 11.217
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
FrazioniUnterfennberg (Favogna di Sotto)
Government
 • MayorAndreas Bonell
Area
 • Total13.9 km2 (5.4 sq mi)
Elevation
241 m (791 ft)
Population
 (November 2010[2])[3]
 • Total1,302
 • Density94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German: Margreider
Italian: Magresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39040
Dialing code0471
WebsiteOfficial website

Margreid borders the following municipalities: Kurtatsch, Kurtinig, Neumarkt, Roverè della Luna and Salorno.

Coat-of-armsEdit

The emblem is party per fess, of gules and sable, with an or horn. It is the arms of the family Ob der Platten who lived in the village until 1511. The emblem, which was adopted in 1968, appeared as a seal in 1780.[4]

Linguistic distributionEdit

According to the 2011 census, 84.33% of the population speak German, 15.22% Italian and 0.45% Ladin as first language.[5]

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

  Media related to Margreid an der Weinstraße at Wikimedia Commons