Maggia, municipality

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Maggia
Coat of arms of Maggia
Coat of arms
Maggia is located in Switzerland
Maggia
Coordinates: 46°14′N 8°42′E / 46.233°N 8.7°E / 46.233; 8.7Coordinates: 46°14′N 8°42′E / 46.233°N 8.7°E / 46.233; 8.7
Country Switzerland
Canton Ticino
District Vallemaggia
Area[1]
 • Total 111.09 km2 (42.89 sq mi)
Elevation 372 m (1,220 ft)
Population (Dec 2012[2])
 • Total 2,539
 • Density 22.855/km2 (59.195/sq mi)
Postal code 6671,6673,6674
SFOS number 5317
Surrounded by Avegno, Brione (Verzasca), Campo (Vallemaggia), Cavigliano, Cevio, Gordevio, Gresso, Isorno, Lavizzara, Onsernone, Vergeletto, Verscio
Website www.maggia.ch
SFSO statistics

Maggia is a municipality of the district Vallemaggia in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.

Tipical village in the municipality of Maggia

History[change | change source]

The actual municipality was created in 2004 on April 27 by merger of the former municipalities of Aurigeno, Coglio, Giumaglio, Lodano, Maggia, Moghegno and Someo.

Other websites[change | change source]

  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