Moos in Passeier

Moos in Passeier (German pronunciation: [moˑs ɪn paˈsaɪ̯ɐ]; Italian: Moso in Passiria [ˈmoːzo im pasˈsiːrja]) is a comune (municipality) in the Passeier Valley. It is located in South Tyrol, northern Italy, about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of the province's capital Bolzano, on the border with Austria.

Moos in Passeier
Gemeinde Moos in Passeier
Comune di Moso in Passiria
Moos in Passeier

Coat of arms
Location of Moos in Passeier
Moos in Passeier
Location of Moos in Passeier in Italy
Moos in Passeier
Moos in Passeier (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°50′N 11°10′E
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
FrazioniPfelders (Plan), Platt (Plata), Rabenstein (Corvara), Stuls (Stulles), Ulfas
  MayorGothard Gufler
  Total193.8 km2 (74.8 sq mi)
 (Nov. 2010)[2]
  Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German: Mooser
Italian: di Moso
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code0473
WebsiteOfficial website


As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 2,174 and an area of 193.8 square kilometres (74.8 sq mi).[3]

The word Moos means bog or wetland in Austro-Bavarian dialects of German.

Moos in Passeier borders the following municipalities: Partschins, Ratschings, Riffian, St. Leonhard in Passeier, St. Martin in Passeier, Schnals, Tirol and Sölden (in Austria).



The emblem represents three argent and sharp peaks, silhouetted against the azure sky and the vert grass, which symbolizes the position of the municipality. The coat of arms was granted in 1967.[4]


Linguistic distribution

According to the 2011 census, 99.58% of the population speak German, 0.33% Italian and 0.09% Ladin as first language.[5]

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.
  4. Heraldry of the World: Moos in Passeier
  5. "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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