Innichen San Candido - Trentino-Alto Adige Südtirol

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Innichen is a market town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Bolzano-Bozen in the Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol. Innichen Abbey It is located in the Puster Valley on the Drava river, about 120 km northeast of Trento and about 80 km northeast of Bolzano (Bozen), on Italy's border with Austria. As of 2006, it had a population of 3,136.[1] According to the 2001 census, 84.84% of the population spoke German, 14.78% Italian and 0.38% Ladin as first language.[2] San Candido borders the municipalities of Toblach, Innervillgraten (Austria), Sexten, and Sillian (Austria). It is home to the Innichen Abbey, founded here in the late 8th century and which belonged to the Archbishopric of Freising. The abbey itself was disestablished in 1785, while the surrounding estates were acquired by the County of Tyrol after the Mediatisation of 1803 (Reichsdeputationshauptschluss). According to the Treaty of Saint-Germain terms, Innichen became part of Kingdom of Italy in 1919. Innichen is still the site of a Franciscan monastery founded in 1691.