Tramin an der Weinstraße

Tramin an der Weinstraße (German pronunciation: [traˈmiˑn an dɐ ˈvaɪ̯nˌʃtraˑsə]; Italian: Termeno sulla Strada del Vino [terˈmeːno ˈsulla ˈstraːda del ˈviːno]), often abbreviated to Tramin or Termeno, is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol, northern Italy, located about 20 kilometres (12 miles) southwest of the city of Bolzano. The name of the grape variety Gewürztraminer has its origins in Tramin.

Tramin
Gemeinde Tramin an der Weinstraße
Comune di Termeno sulla Strada del Vino
Market place
Market place
Location of Tramin
Tramin is located in Italy
Tramin
Tramin
Location of Tramin in Italy
Tramin is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Tramin
Tramin
Tramin (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°21′N 11°15′E / 46.350°N 11.250°E / 46.350; 11.250Coordinates: 46°21′N 11°15′E / 46.350°N 11.250°E / 46.350; 11.250
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
FrazioniRungg (Ronchi), Söll (Sella)
Government
 • MayorWolfgang Oberhofer
Area
 • Total19.4 km2 (7.5 sq mi)
Elevation
276 m (906 ft)
Population
 (Nov. 2010)[2]
 • Total3,296
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German: Traminer
Italian: di Termeno
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39040
Dialing code0471
WebsiteOfficial website

GeographyEdit

As of November 30, 2010, Tramin had a population of 3,296 and an area of 19.4 square kilometres (7.5 sq mi).[3]

The municipality of Tramin contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Rungg (Ronchi) and Söll (Sella).

Tramin borders the following municipalities: Amblar, Kaltern, Coredo, Kurtatsch, Neumarkt, Montan, Auer, Sfruz and Vadena.

HistoryEdit

Coat-of-armsEdit

The emblem represents a six points star of or surmounted by an or overturned crescent on azure background. The origin of the coat is not known but derives from that of Lords of Eppan. The arms were granted in 1929.[4]

SocietyEdit

Linguistic distributionEdit

According to the 2011 census, 96.37% of the population speak German, 3.44% Italian and 0.20% Ladin as first language.[5]

Demographic evolutionEdit

Twin citiesEdit

Tramin is twinned with:

  Rödermark, since 1978

  Mindelheim, since 1994

  Schwaz, since 1998

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: Tramin
  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 Tramin an der Weinstraße at Wikimedia Commons