Nova Ponente - Deutschnofen, Province of Bolzano, Trentino-Alto Adige

Deutschnofen in German, Nova Ponente is a commune in South Tyrol, 7 km from the frontier with the province of Trento, and comprises also the boroughs of Rauth-Novale and Obereggen. Almost all people in Nova Ponente speak German.


  • Population: about 3,900 inhabitants in 2018
  • Zip/postal code: 39050
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0471
  • Frazioni & Localities: Eggen/Ega, Obereggen, Petersberg/Monte San Pietro.

The Territory

The Frazione Obereggen, with 900 German-speaking inhabitants, is at the foot of the Latemar and near the Schmieder mountain. There are trekking and mountainbike itineraries on the side of the Latema, two cable-railways and a ski lift. San Floriano is another nice hamlet between Zapf and Obereggen, with the chapel of San Florian.

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