Folgaria

Folgaria (Cimbrian: Folgrait; German: Vielgereuth) is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southeast of Trento. As of 31 December 2013, it had a population of 3,193 and an area of 71 square kilometres (27 sq mi).[3]

Folgaria
Comune di Folgaria

Coat of arms
Location of Folgaria
Folgaria
Location of Folgaria in Italy
Folgaria
Folgaria (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 45°55′N 11°11′E
CountryItaly
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceTrentino (TN)
Frazionisee list
Government
  MayorMaurizio Toller (Civic list)
Area
  Total71 km2 (27 sq mi)
Elevation
1,169 m (3,835 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2013)[2]
  Total3,193
  Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Folgaretani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
38064
Dialing code0464

Geography

The comune territory borders the following municipalities: Caldonazzo, Centa San Nicolò, Besenello, Calliano, Lavarone, Lastebasse, Rovereto, Terragnolo and Laghi. It includes six main frazioni (Costa, Serrada, Guardia, Mezzomonte, San Sebastiano, Carbonare e Nosellari) and other of lesser size (Pont, Ondertol, Dori, Molino nuovo, Forreri, Ca nove, Molini, Peneri, Fontani, Scandelli, Sotto il soglio, Carpeneda, Mezzaselva, Erspameri, Francolini, Colpi, Nocchi, Perpruneri, Tezzeli, Morganti, Cùeli, Buse e Virti) in the valleys of Rio Cavallo and Astico.

It is a renowned ski resort, but it is also frequented in summer.

Points of interest

Demographic evolution

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. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.


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