Orientation & Geography

Europe, Italy, South Tyrol

Schenna (Italian: Scena) is a comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in the Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 70 km north of the city of Trento and about 25 km northwest of the city of Bolzano (Bozen). As of 30 November 2010, it had a population of 2,841 and an area of 48.2 km². According to the 2001 census, 97.31% of the population speak German, 2.49% Italian and 0.20% Ladin as first language. The municipality contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Schennaberg (Montescena), Tall (Valle), and Verdins. Schenna borders the following municipalities: Hafling, Kuens, Meran, Riffian, St. Leonhard in Passeier, Sarntal, and Tirol.