On this location once there was the Roman settlement Ortus Niger. The place was first mentioned in 1102. The neo-Baroque church of St. Zeno from 1861 was built on the location of an older church from 1480. The preserved structures from the time of the older church are the 36-m high bell tower, the bells (from 1512), the Baroque baptismal font from the 17th century and, located in the chapel of All Saints, the stone altar with a wooden retable and the sculptures of the Holy Virgin and saints.
A large portion of the population (41,29%) claim Italian as their mother tongue.
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