St. Martin in Passeier

St. Martin in Passeier (German pronunciation: [saŋkt ˈmartɪn ɪn paˈsaɪ̯ɐ]; Italian: San Martino in Passiria [sam marˈtiːno im pasˈsiːrja]) is a comune (municipality) in the Passeier Valley in South Tyrol, northern Italian, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of Bolzano.

St. Martin in Passeier
Gemeinde St. Martin in Passeier
Comune di San Martino in Passiria
St. Martin in Passeier with the parish church
St. Martin in Passeier with the parish church
Location of St. Martin in Passeier
St. Martin in Passeier is located in Italy
St. Martin in Passeier
St. Martin in Passeier
Location of St. Martin in Passeier in Italy
St. Martin in Passeier is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
St. Martin in Passeier
St. Martin in Passeier
St. Martin in Passeier (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°47′N 11°14′E / 46.783°N 11.233°E / 46.783; 11.233Coordinates: 46°47′N 11°14′E / 46.783°N 11.233°E / 46.783; 11.233
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
FrazioniSaltaus (Saltusio), Quellenhof (Sorgente), Ried (Novale), Kalmtal (Valclava), Christl (Cresta), Flon (Vallone), Matatz (Montaccio)
Government
 • MayorRosmarie Pamer
Area
 • Total30.5 km2 (11.8 sq mi)
Elevation
600 m (2,000 ft)
Population
 (Nov. 3137)[2]
 • Total3,137
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German:St Martiner
Italian: di San Martino
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39010
Dialing code0473
WebsiteOfficial website

GeographyEdit

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 3,137 and an area of 30.5 square kilometres (11.8 sq mi).[3]

The municipality of St Martin in Passeier contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Saltaus (Saltusio), Quellenhof (Sorgente), Ried (Novale), Kalmtal (Valclava), Christl (Cresta), Flon (Vallone), and Matatz (Montaccio),

St Martin in Passeier borders the following municipalities: Moos in Passeier, Riffian, and St Leonhard in Passeier.

HistoryEdit

Coat-of-armsEdit

The coat of arms is argent and azure party per pale; in the first part is an azure halberd, in the second half an argent wheel, with four rays. The halberd symbolizes the privileges of the free farmers, while the wheel the village laboriousness.[4]

SocietyEdit

Linguistic distributionEdit

According to the 2011 census, 99.10% of the population speak German, 0.86% Italian and 0.03% Ladin as first language.[5]

Demographic evolutionEdit

TourismEdit

In 2017 it was the venue for the Linuxbierwanderung.

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. ^ (in Italian)Tirol Atlas: St. Martin in Passeier
  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 St. Martin in Passeier at Wikimedia Commons