Neumarkt, South Tyrol
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Neumarkt, South Tyrol
Gemeinde Neumarkt
Comune di Egna
View from the south
View from the south
Location of Neumarkt(DE);Egna(IT)
Neumarkt(DE);Egna(IT) is located in Italy
Location of Neumarkt(DE);Egna(IT) in Italy
Neumarkt(DE);Egna(IT) is located in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
Neumarkt(DE);Egna(IT) (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)
Coordinates: 46°19?1?N 11°16?1?E / 46.31694°N 11.26694°E / 46.31694; 11.26694Coordinates: 46°19?1?N 11°16?1?E / 46.31694°N 11.26694°E / 46.31694; 11.26694
RegionTrentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
ProvinceSouth Tyrol (BZ)
FrazioniLaag (Laghetti), Mazon (Mazzon), St. Florian (San Floriano), Vill (Villa)
 o MayorKarin Jost (South Tyrolean People's Party)
 o Total23 km2 (9 sq mi)
214 m (702 ft)
(Nov. 2010)[2]
 o Total5,001
 o Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Demonym(s)German: Neumarktner
Italian: egnesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Postal code
Dialing code0471
Saint day6 December
WebsiteOfficial website

Neumarkt (literally "new market"; German: ['nmarkt] ; Italian: Egna ['ea]) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of the city of Bolzano.


As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 5,001 and an area of 23 square kilometres (8.9 sq mi).[3]

Neumarkt borders the following municipalities: Kaltern, Kurtatsch, Kurtinig, Margreid, Montan, Salorno and Tramin.

Neumarkt is the chief town of the Überetsch-Unterland district. It is the main cultural, historical and artistic center with a very nice old town. The agglomeration includes the neighborhoods of Vill, Laag and Mazon. In the entire district Neumarkt is only the third most populated town after Laives and Eppan, which are agglomerated to the capital city Bolzano.

The town is situated on the plain, elevation 214 metres (702 ft), on the left side of the Adige river.

Neumarkt was a Roman village on the Claudia Augusta road; it was called Endidae[]. The sightseeing include the arcades of the old town, the parish church, the Local Culture Museum and the church of Vill.


The municipality of Neumarkt contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Laag (Laghetti), Mazon (Mazzon), St. Florian (San Floriano) and Vill (Villa).



The escutcheon is party per pale, the left side represents the argent crescent moon on a gules background; in the right side a gules cross, with shortened arms, on aa argent background. In a document dated 1395 Albrecht of Austria, brother of Duke Rudolf IV of Austria granted to the village, then called Newnmarkt, the use of the arms. The emblem was granted in 1967.[4]


Linguistic distribution

According to the 2011 census, 62.70% of the population speak German, 36.89% Italian and 0.42% Ladin as first language.[5]

Notable people

  • Lilli Gruber (born 1957 in Neumarkt), journalist and former politician

Further reading

  • Josef Fontana (1993). Neumarkt 1848-1970: ein Beitrag zur Zeitgeschichte des Unterlandes. Bozen 1993, ISBN 88-7014-732-0.
  • Hannes Obermair (1993). Die Urkunden des Dekanatsarchives Neumarkt (Südtirol) 1297-1841. (= Schlern-Schriften 289). Innsbruck: Wagner 1993, ISBN 3-7030-0261-1.
  • Helmut Gritsch (1997). Neumarkt an der Etsch - Vergangenheit und Gegenwart. Hrsg. vom Verein für die Ortspflege Neumarkt, Neumarkt 1997 (online).
  • Martin Lercher (2005). Die Kirchen von Neumarkt. Pluristamp, Bozen 2005.


  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ Heraldry of the World: Neumarkt
  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 .

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