Mölten (German pronunciation: [ˈmœltn̩]; Italian: Meltina [ˈmɛltina]) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy, located about 12 kilometres (7 mi) northwest of Bolzano.
As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 1,622 and an area of 36.9 square kilometres (14.2 sq mi).
The municipality of Mölten contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Schlaneid (Salonetto), Verschneid (Frassineto), and Versein (Vallesina).
Mölten borders the following municipalities: Gargazon, Burgstall, Jenesien, Sarntal, Terlan and Vöran.
The emblem is a pot with three feet and an or handle, from which emerge three lilies with vert stems on gules. The sign is based on that of the Hafner family, who lived in the village, which was granted by Duke Ferdinand in 1523. The emblem was adopted in 1969.
According to the 2011 census, 96.11% of the population speak German, 3.57% Italian and 0.31% Ladin as first language.
(German) (Italian) Homepage of the municipality
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