Ghirone

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ghirone
Former municipality of Switzerland
Coat of arms of Ghirone
Coat of arms
Ghirone is located in Switzerland
Ghirone
Coordinates: 46°34′N 8°57′E / 46.567°N 8.95°E / 46.567; 8.95Coordinates: 46°34′N 8°57′E / 46.567°N 8.95°E / 46.567; 8.95
Country Switzerland
Canton Ticino
District Blenio
Area
 • Total 30.35 km2 (11.72 sq mi)
Elevation 1,247 m (4,091 ft)
Population
 • Total 40
 • Density 1.32/km2 (3.4/sq mi)
Postal code 6720
SFOS number 5036
Surrounded by Aquila, Campo (Blenio), Medel (Lucmagn) (GR), Olivone, Vrin (GR)
Website
SFSO statistics

Ghirone was a municipality of the district Blenio in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. On 22 October 2006 the former municipalities of Ghirone, Aquila, Campo (Blenio), Olivone and Torre merged into the new municipality of Blenio.

It is no longer a municipality.