Malé, Italy

Malé (Italian pronunciation: [maˈle]) is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of the provincial capital Trento. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,142 and an area of 26.2 square kilometres (10.1 sq mi).[3]

Comune di Malé
Location of Malé
Location of Malé in Italy
Malé (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°21′N 10°54′E
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceTrentino (TN)
FrazioniMagras, Arnago, Bolentina, Montes, Pondasio, Molini
  MayorBruno Paganini (Civic Party)
  Total26.2 km2 (10.1 sq mi)
737 m (2,418 ft)
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
  Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Maletani or Maledi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code0463
WebsiteOfficial website

The municipality of Malé contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Magras, Arnago, Bolentina, Montes, Pondasio and Molini.

Malé borders the following municipalities: Rabbi, Terzolas, Croviana and Dimaro Folgarida.

The economy of Malé is based mainly on tourism, handcraft (typically wooden products), and farming (typically producing apples, cheese and cooked meats). The Trento-Malè-Marilleva railway connects the comune to Trento.

Near Malè is the Stelvio National Park, one of the biggest natural National Parks in Italy, and the Brenta group a UNESCO World heritage site.

From 15 to 22 June 2008 Malè was the venue of the mountain bike trials competitions of the UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships "Val di Sole 2008". The sections were set up (for the first time in history) in the town squares.

Demographic evolution


  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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