Avegno, Switzerland

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Avegno
Avegno
Avegno
Coat of arms of Avegno
Coat of arms
Location of Avegno
Avegno is located in Switzerland
Avegno
Avegno
Avegno is located in Canton of Ticino
Avegno
Avegno
Coordinates: 46°12′N 8°44′E / 46.200°N 8.733°E / 46.200; 8.733Coordinates: 46°12′N 8°44′E / 46.200°N 8.733°E / 46.200; 8.733
CountrySwitzerland
CantonTicino
DistrictVallemaggia
Area
 • Total8.13 km2 (3.14 sq mi)
Elevation
293 m (961 ft)
Population
 (December 2004)
 • Total540
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Postal code
6670
SFOS number5302
Surrounded byBrione sopra Minusio, Gordevio, Locarno, Maggia, Mergoscia, Minusio, Orselina, Tegna, Verscio
Websitewww.avegno.ch
SFSO statistics

Avegno was a municipality of the district of Vallemaggia in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. On 20 April 2008, Avegno and Gordevio merged to form the new municipality of Avegno Gordevio.[1]

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

References[change | change source]

  1. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 14 January 2010

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