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South Tyrolean People's Party, Italy

Südtiroler Volkspartei/Partito Popolare Sudtirolese

Last modified: 2017-09-04 by rob raeside
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image by M. Schmöger, 8 May 2013



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Overview

SVP (Südtiroler Volkspartei/Partito Popolare Sudtirolese = South Tyrolean People's Party)

The SVP is the dominant regionalist party in South Tyrol, mainly supported by the German-speaking majority and the Ladin minority. Since 1948, it always has won a majority of seats in the provincial parliament (Landtag). Currently it holds 18 seats there, as well as 4 seats in the Camera dei Deputati and 3 in the Senato.

The current symbol shows a white edelweiss flower on black, and in base the party abbreviation. The original symbol (until about 1996) showed only the edelweiss.

The flag is usually used in a vertical, hanging version, and is white-red (the Tyrolean colours) with the party symbol in the center [1,2,3,4,5,6,7].

Sources:
[1] http://landesversammlung12.svp.eu/smartedit/images/bilder/img_0002.jpg
[2] http://www.svpartei.org/smartedit/documents/download/3-55lvers.jpg
[3] http://landesversammlung12.svp.eu/smartedit/images/bilder/see_8553.jpg
[4] http://images.suedtirolnews.it/uploads/pics/svp_landesvollvers_ofr_02.jpg
[5] http://www.svp.eu/smartedit/images/std/lvers2007-370x387svp72.jpg
[6] http://www.svp.eu/smartedit/images/std/pm-vi-20090903.jpg
[7] http://www.svp.eu/smartedit/documents/download/7aolvers-22.jpg

M. Schmöger, 8 May 2013