Kaltern an der Weinstraße

Kaltern an der Weinstraße
Comune
Marktgemeinde Kaltern an der Weinstraße
Comune di Caldaro sulla Strada del Vino
General view of Kaltern's Marktplatz ("market square")
General view of Kaltern's Marktplatz ("market square")
Coat of arms of Kaltern an der Weinstraße
Coat of arms
The municipal area
The municipal area
Kaltern an der Weinstraße is located in Italy
Kaltern an der Weinstraße
Kaltern an der Weinstraße
Location of Kaltern an der Weinstraße in Italy
Coordinates: 46°25′N 11°15′E / 46°25′N 11°15′E / 46.417; 11.250

Kaltern an der Weinstraße (German pronunciation: [ˈkaltɐn an dɐ ˈvaɪ̯nˌʃtraˑsə]; Italian: Caldaro sulla Strada del Vino [kalˈdaːro ˈsulla ˈstraːda del ˈviːno]), often abbreviated to Kaltern or Caldaro, is a municipality in South Tyrol in northern Italy. It is about 12 kilometres (7 mi) southwest of the city of Bolzano.

Geography

As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 7,592 and an area of 47.9 square kilometres (18.5 sq mi).[1]

It is famous for its lake, the Kalterer See, and wine (Kalterersee Auslese or Lago di Caldaro scelto). The cuisine combines Italian and Tyrolean styles. The nearby Dolomites area is known for its hiking and climbing routes.

Kaltern borders the following municipalities: Eppan, Neumarkt, Tramin, Vadena, Amblar, Cavareno, Ruffrè-Mendola, and Sarnonico (the last four municipalities belong to the Trentino).

Frazioni

The municipality of Kaltern contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Altenburg (Castelvecchio), Oberplanitzing (Pianizza di Sopra), Unterplanitzing (Pianizza di Sotto), St. Josef am See (San Giuseppe al Lago), St. Anton/Pfuss (San Antonio/Pozzo), St. Nikolaus (San Nicoló) and Mitterdorf (Villa di Mezzo).

Other Languages
Boarisch: Kåltern
Deutsch: Kaltern
Latina: Caldarium
norsk: Kaltern
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Caldaro sulla Strada del Vino, Bolzano