Ala, Trentino

Ala is a comune in Trentino, north-eastern Italy. Until the First World War, it was an important border town between the Kingdom of Italy and the Austro Hungarian empire.

Ala
Comune di Ala

Coat of arms
Location of Ala
Ala
Location of Ala in Italy
Ala
Ala (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 45°45′30″N 11°0′20″E
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceTrentino (TN)
FrazioniChizzola, Marani, Pilcante, Rifugio Fraccaroli, Rifugio Scalorbi, Ronchi, Santa Margherita, Sega, Serravalle
Government
  MayorClaudio Soini
Area
  Total119 km2 (46 sq mi)
Elevation
210 m (690 ft)
Population
 (31 March 2017)[2]
  Total8,897
  Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Alensi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
38061
Dialing code0464
Patron saintSaint Mary Assumpted
Saint dayAugust 15
WebsiteOfficial website

It was the birthplace in 1896 of the supercentenarian Venere Pizzinato who lived to be 114.


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