ABOUT NOVA PONENTE
Deutschnofen (German pronunciation: [dɔɪ̯tʃn̩'oˑfn̩]; Italian: Nova Ponente [ˈnɔːva poˈnɛnte]) is a comune (municipality) in the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of the city of Bolzano.
As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 3,898 and an area of 112.0 square kilometres (43.2 sq mi).
Deutschnofen borders the following municipalities: Aldein, Bolzano, Bronzolo, Karneid, Laives, Welschnofen, and municipalities of Predazzo, Tesero and Varena in Trentino.
Deutschnofen also holds the villages of Rauth (Novale) and Obereggen. There is a church and several cafes and hotels.
The A22 motorway is located 15 kilometres (9 mi) from the village. Deutschnofen shares 7 km of the frontier with Trentino.
The municipality of Deutschnofen contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Petersberg (Italian: Monte San Pietro) and Sankt Nikolaus/Eggen (Italian: San Nicolò d'Ega).
Obereggen is a small tourist village belonging to the municipality of Deutschnofen. Located on the foot of the Latemar, Obereggen numbers 900 inhabitants.... Read more...