Lugano

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Lugano
Coat of arms of Lugano
Coat of arms
Lugano is located in Switzerland
Lugano
Coordinates: 46°00′N 8°57′E / 46°N 8.95°E / 46; 8.95Coordinates: 46°00′N 8°57′E / 46°N 8.95°E / 46; 8.95
Country Switzerland
Canton Ticino
District Lugano
Government
 • Mayor  (list) Giorgio Giudici
Area[1]
 • Total 75.98 km2 (29.34 sq mi)
Elevation 273 m (896 ft)
Population (Dec 2012[2])
 • Total 61,837
 • Density 813.86/km2 (2,107.88/sq mi)
Postal code 6900
SFOS number 5192
Localities Brè-Aldesago, Breganzona, Castagnola, Cureggia, Davesco-Soragno, Gandria, Pambio-Noranco, Pazzallo, Pregassona, and Viganello
Surrounded by Arogno, Bioggio, Cadro, Campione d'Italia (IT-CO), Canobbio, Carabbia, Carona, Collina d'Oro, Grancia, Lanzo d'Intelvi (IT-CO), Massagno, Melide, Muzzano, Paradiso, Porza, Savosa, Sorengo, Valsolda (IT-CO), Vezia
Website www.lugano.ch
SFSO statistics
Picture by Prokudin-Gorskii of Lugano ca. 1905-10, view from foot of Monte San Salvatore
Another Prokudin-Gorskii photograph of Lugano ca. 1905-10

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

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


  1. Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. Swiss Federal Statistics Office – STAT-TAB Ständige und Nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Region, Geschlecht, Nationalität und Alter (German) accessed16 Septemeber 2013