Montan (German pronunciation: [mɔnˈtaˑn]; Italian: Montagna [monˈtaɲɲa]) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of the city of Bolzano.
As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 1,634 and an area of 18.9 square kilometres (7.3 sq mi).
Montan borders the following municipalities: Aldein, Auer, Neumarkt, Salorno, Truden and Capriana.
The municipality of Montan contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Glen (Gleno), Gschnon (Casignano), Kaltenbrunn (Fontanefredde) and Pinzon (Pinzano).
The emblem represents an argent lion, with fixed eyes and claws of or, on azure. It is the arms of the Lords of Enn who built the Castle in the twelfth century. The emblem was granted in 1967.
According to the 2011 census, 92.54% of the population speak German, 6.94% Italian and 0.52% Ladin as first language.
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