Lugano

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Lugano
Lugano in mid-August 2008
Lugano in mid-August 2008
Coat of arms of Lugano
Coat of arms
Location of Lugano
Lugano is located in Switzerland
Lugano
Lugano
Lugano is located in Canton of Ticino
Lugano
Lugano
Coordinates: 46°00′N 8°57′E / 46.000°N 8.950°E / 46.000; 8.950Coordinates: 46°00′N 8°57′E / 46.000°N 8.950°E / 46.000; 8.950
CountrySwitzerland
CantonTicino
DistrictLugano
Government
 • ExecutiveMunicipio
with 7 members
 • MayorSindaco (list)
Marco Borradori Ticino League
(as of February 2014)
 • ParliamentConsiglio comunale
with 60 members
Area
 • Total75.93 km2 (29.32 sq mi)
Elevation
273 m (896 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total63,178
 • Density830/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Postal code
from 6900 to 6917, 6932, 6951, 6959, from 6962 to 6968, from 6974 to 6979
SFOS number5192
LocalitiesBarbengo, Besso, Brè-Aldesago, Breganzona, Cadro, Carabbia, Carona, Castagnola-Cassarate, Cureggia, Davesco-Soragno, Gandria, Loreto, Lugano Centro, Molino Nuovo, Pambio Noranco, Pazzallo, Pregassona, Sonvico, Valcolla, Viganello, Villa Luganese[3]
Surrounded byArogno, Bioggio, Brusimpiano (Italy), Campione d'Italia (Italy), Canobbio, Capriasca, Collina d'Oro, Grancia, Lanzo d'Intelvi (Italy), Massagno, Melide, Morcote, Muzzano, Paradiso, Ponte Capriasca, Porza, Savosa, Sorengo, Valsolda (Italy), Vezia, Vico Morcote[4]
Websitewww.lugano.ch
SFSO statistics

Lugano (Latin language: Luganum) is a city of the district Lugano in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.

Since 2004 the former municipalities of Breganzona, Cureggia, Davesco-Soragno, Gandria, Pambio-Noranco, Pazzallo, Pregassona and Viganello were incorporated into the city. In 2008, they were followed by Barbengo, Carabbia and Villa Luganese.[5] In 2013 the former municipalities of Bogno, Cadro, Carona, Certara, Cimadera, Sonvico and Valcolla were incorporated into the city.

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. "Quartieri" [districts] (in Italian). City of Lugano. Retrieved 23 July 2012.
  4. map.geo.admin.ch (Map). Swiss Confederation. Retrieved 2012-07-17.
  5. "Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz" [Official community register of Switzerland] (in German). Swiss Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 14 January 2010.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Lugano at Wikimedia Commons
Lugano travel guide from Wikivoyage