Hafling (German pronunciation: [ˈhɑˑflɪŋ]; Italian: Avelengo [aveˈleɲɡo]) is an Italian comune (municipality).
Hafling is located in South Tyrol in northern Italy, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Bolzano.
As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 756 and an area of 27.4 square kilometres (10.6 sq mi).
Hafling borders the following municipalities: Merano, Sarntal, Schenna and Vöran.
The city gave its name to the Haflinger breed of horses.
Coat of arms
The emblem is a natural breed Haflinger horse, on a mountain with three vert peaks, through a pine tree. The mountain and the pine symbolize that the village is located at high elevation. The coat of arms was granted in 1967.
According to the 2011 census, 97.58%of the population spoke German, 2.42% Italian as first language.
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Official website (German) (Italian)
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