Melide, Switzerland

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Melide
Coat of arms of Melide
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Ticino
District Lugano
Area[1]
 • Total 1.67 km2 (0.64 sq mi)
Elevation 279 m (915 ft)
Population (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total 1,806
 • Density 1,081/km2 (2,801/sq mi)
Postal code 6815
SFOS number 5198
Surrounded by Bissone, Brusino Arsizio, Campione d'Italia (IT-CO), Carona, Lugano
Website www.melide.ch
SFSO statistics

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

Melide is known world-wide for the famous Swissminiatur, a museum that shows famous buildings in Switzerland presented in miniature form.

Melide causeway

Other websites[change | change source]


  1. Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 30 August 2017