() is a comune
(municipality) in South Tyrol
in the Italian
region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol
, located about 100 km northeast of the city of Trento
and about 60 km northeast of the city of Bolzano
As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 3,065 and an area of 49.0 km².All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat
The municipality of Olang contains the frazioni
(subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Geiselsberg (Sorafurcia), Mitterolang (Valdaora di Mezzo), Niederolang (Valdaora di Sotto) and Oberolang (Valdaora di Sopra).
Olang borders the following municipalities: Bruneck
, and Welsberg-Taisten
The emblem is argent
a bend vert
on which are represented three cart’s wheels. The wheels symbolize the villages of Mitter, Ober and Nieder and their disposition in the valley. The emblem was granted in 1968.
According to the 2001 census, 97.42% of the population speak German, 2.16% Italian and 0.42% Ladin
as first language.