Avegno, Switzerland

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Avegno
Former municipality of Switzerland
Coat of arms of Avegno
Coat of arms
Avegno is located in Switzerland
Avegno
Coordinates: 46°12′N 8°44′E / 46.2°N 8.733°E / 46.2; 8.733Coordinates: 46°12′N 8°44′E / 46.2°N 8.733°E / 46.2; 8.733
Country Switzerland
Canton Ticino
District Vallemaggia
Area
 • Total 8.13 km2 (3.14 sq mi)
Elevation 293 m (961 ft)
Population
 • Total 540
 • Density 66.4/km2 (172.0/sq mi)
Postal code 6670
SFOS number 5302
Surrounded by Brione sopra Minusio, Gordevio, Locarno, Maggia, Mergoscia, Minusio, Orselina, Tegna, Verscio
Website www.avegno.ch
SFSO statistics

Avegno is a municipality of the district of Vallemaggia in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. On 20 April 2008 the former municipalities of Avegno and Gordevio merged into the new municipality Avegno Gordevio.

In 1982, the Swiss Heritage Society gave the Wakker Prize to Avegno for the saving of its historical buildings.

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