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Laives

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Country  Italy
Elevation  258 m (846 ft)
Local time  Saturday 9:42 AM
Postal code  39055
Province / Metropolitan city  South Tyrol (BZ)
Population  17,666 (31 May 2015)
Province  South Tyrol
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Region  Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Frazioni  Pineta (Steinmannwald), La Costa (Seit), San Giacomo (St. Jakob)
Demonym(s)  Italian: Laivesotti German: Leiferer
Weather  9°C, Wind N at 5 km/h, 32% Humidity

Laives bz italia


Laives ([ˈlaives]; German: Leifers [ˈlaɪ̯fɐs]) is a town and a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 8 kilometres (5 mi) south of the city of Bolzano. It is one of only five mainly Italian speaking municipalities in South Tyrol, and the fourth largest municipality in the province.

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Map of 39055 Laives, Province of Bolzano - South Tyrol, Italy

Laives de na volta


Geography

As of November 30, 2010, it had a population of 17,168 and an area of 24.3 square kilometres (9.4 sq mi).

Frazioni

The municipality contains the frazioni (subdivisions) Pineta (Steinmannwald), La Costa (Seit) and San Giacomo (St. Jakob)

Coat-of-arms

The emblem consists of an argent pile, with concave sides on azure and a chapel on a mountain of gules. The sign, similar to that of the Counts of Lichtenstein who lived in the castle on Mount Köfele, represents the church of Peterköfele. The emblem was adopted in 1970.

Linguistic distribution

According to the 2011 census, 71.50% of the population speak Italian, 27.99% German and 0.51% Ladin as first language.

References

Laives Wikipedia


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