Tscherms

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Tscherms
Gemeinde Tscherms
Comune di Cermes
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Lebenberg Castle
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Tscherms
Tscherms (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°38′N11°9′E / 46.633°N 11.150°E / 46.633; 11.150 Coordinates: 46°38′N11°9′E / 46.633°N 11.150°E / 46.633; 11.150
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Province South Tyrol (BZ)
Government
  MayorAstrid Kuprian
Area
[1]
  Total6.6 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Population
 (Dez. 2012) [2]
  Total1,441
  Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Demonym(s) German: Tschermser
Italian: cermesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
39010
Dialing code 0473
Website Official website

Tscherms (German pronunciation: [tʃɛrms] ; Italian : Cermes [ˈtʃɛrmes] ) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Bolzano. Once part of the commune of Marling, Tscherms became a commune on its own in 1897. [3]

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Geography

As of December 31 2012, it had a population of 1,441 and an area of 6.6 square kilometres (2.5 sq mi). [4]

Tscherms borders the following municipalities: Lana, Marling and Merano.

History

Coat-of-arms

The emblem is a rampant fox on or background. It is the sign of the Lords of Fuchsberg owners of the village from 1427 to 1832. The arms was adopted in 1966. [5]

Society

Linguistic distribution

According to the 2011 census, 94.92% of the population speak German, 4.86% Italian and 0.23% Ladin as first language. [6]

Demographic evolution

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References

  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. "Home - Wissenswertes - Geschichtliches - Geschichtliches". Gemeinde Tscherms. Retrieved 2016-12-28.
  4. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  5. "Heraldry of the world - Outdated file". Ngw.nl. Retrieved 2016-12-28.
  6. "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.

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