ABOUT SELVA DEI MOLINI
Mühlwald (German pronunciation: [ˈmyˑlvalt]; Italian: Selva dei Molini [ˈselva dei moˈliːni]) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol, a province in northern Italy, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Bolzano, on the border with Austria.
As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 1,476 and an area of 104.7 square kilometres (40.4 sq mi).
The municipality of Mühlwald contains the frazioni of (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Außermühlwald and Lappach (Lappago).
Mühlwald borders the following municipalities: Sand in Taufers, Kiens, Pfalzen, Finkenberg (Austria), Gais, Terenten, Pfitsch, Ahrntal, and Vintl.
The emblem represents four fir-trees, touching the edge at the top and a water wheel on the bottom, all on a silver background. The trees symbolize the forest and the wheel the mill depicting the name of the place. The emblem was adopted in 1967.
According to the 2001 census, 98.90% of the population speak German, 0.90% Italian and 0.21% Ladin as first language.
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