Capriasca

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Capriasca
Sala Capriasca Vaglio2.JPG
Coat of arms of Capriasca
Coat of arms
Location of Capriasca
Capriasca is located in Switzerland
Capriasca
Capriasca
Capriasca is located in Canton of Ticino
Capriasca
Capriasca
Coordinates: 46°4′N 8°58′E / 46.067°N 8.967°E / 46.067; 8.967Coordinates: 46°4′N 8°58′E / 46.067°N 8.967°E / 46.067; 8.967
CountrySwitzerland
CantonTicino
DistrictLugano
Government
 • MayorSindaco
Andrea Pellegrinelli
Area
 • Total35.3 km2 (13.6 sq mi)
Elevation
529 m (1,736 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total6,707
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Postal code
6950 Campestro
6950 Tesserete
6950 Vaglio
6953 Lugaggia
6954 Sala Capriasca
6955 Cagiallo
6956 Lopagno
6957 Roveredo Capriasca
6958 Bidogno
6958 Corticiasca
SFOS number5226
LocalitiesAlbumo, Almatro, Bettagno, Bidogno, Bigorio, Cagiallo, Carusio, Campestro, Corticiasca, Cozzo, Lelgio, Lopagno, Lugaggia, Lupo, Odogno, Oggio, Pezzolo, Roveredo Capriasca, Sala Capriasca, San Matteo-Muralta, Sarone, Somazzo, Sureggio, Tesserete, Treggia, Vaglio
Surrounded byBidogno, Camignolo, Comano, Isone, Lugaggia, Medeglia, Mezzovico-Vira, Origlio, Ponte Capriasca, Sigirino, Sonvico, Valcolla
Websitewww.capriasca.ch
SFSO statistics

Capriasca is a municipality of the district of Lugano in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.

History[change | change source]

Capriasca was created on 15 October 2001 by a merger of the former municipalities of Cagiallo, Lopagno, Roveredo, Sala Capriasca, Tesserete and Vaglio. On 20 April 2008 the former municipalities of Bidogno, Corticiasca and Lugaggia joined together and became the municipality of Capriasca.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  3. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 14 January 2010

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