Toblach (German pronunciation: [ˈtoˑblax]; Italian: Dobbiaco [dobˈbjaːko]) is a comune/Gemeinde (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located in the Puster Valley about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northeast of the city of Bolzano, on the border with Austria.
As of November 30, 2010, it had a population of 3,283 and an area of 126.6 square kilometres (48.9 sq mi).
Toblach borders the following municipalities: Gsies, Innichen, Niederdorf, Prags, Auronzo di Cadore, Cortina d'Ampezzo and Innervillgraten (Austria).
The prominent mountain peaks, Tre Cime di Lavaredo/Drei Zinnen are located nearby. The Drava/Drau also flows from the nearby mountains; other rivers in the comune include the Rienz.
The municipality of Toblach contains the frazione (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Aufkirchen/Santa Maria and Wahlen/San Silvestro.
The escutcheon is divided vertically into two parts with a central circle, the colors are red and white alternating. It was the arms of the Lords of Herbstenburg who bought the castle in 1509 and ruled the village. The emblem was granted in 1967... Read more...