Bolzano

capital of South Tyrol, Italy

Bolzano (Italian: Bolzano; German: Bozen; Ladin: Bulsan, Southern Bavarian: Bozn) is the capital city of the province of Province of Bolzano-Bozen in northern Italy's Alto Adige.

Bolzano
Bozen  (German)
Bozn (Bavarian)
Comune di Bolzano
Stadt Bozen
Panorama of Bolzano
Panorama of Bolzano
Flag of Bolzano
Coat of arms of Bolzano
Location of Bolzano
Bolzano is located in Italy
Bolzano
Bolzano
Location of Bolzano in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Bolzano is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Bolzano
Bolzano
Bolzano (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°30′N 11°21′E / 46.500°N 11.350°E / 46.500; 11.350Coordinates: 46°30′N 11°21′E / 46.500°N 11.350°E / 46.500; 11.350
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
Government
 • MayorRenzo Caramaschi (PD)
Area
 • Total52.3 km2 (20.2 sq mi)
Elevation
262 m (860 ft)
Population
 (March 2018)[2]
 • Total107,436
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Italian: bolzanini
German: Bozner
Ladin: bulsanins
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39100
Dialing code0471
WebsiteOfficial website

Its population is 98.057 (March 2005) and the area of the municipality is 52.34 km2. Bolzano has had Italian-speaking inhabitants since the Middle Ages.[3]

City districts and neighboring communitiesEdit

Bolzano has five city districts:

  • Centro-Piani-Rencio (German: Zentrum-Bozner Boden-Rentsch)
  • Don Bosco
  • Europa-Novacella (German: Europa-Neustift)
  • Gries-San Quirino (German: Gries-Quirein)
  • Oltrisarco-Aslago (German: Oberau-Haslach)

Communities next to Bozen are: Eppan, Karneid, Laives, Deutschnofen, Ritten, Jenesien, Terlan, and Vadena.

Other important towns near Bozen are: Brixen, Bruneck and Merano.

Twin citiesEdit

NotesEdit

  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. History of Italian Bolzano

Other websitesEdit