Melide, Switzerland

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Melide
Coat of arms of Melide
Coat of arms
Location of Melide
CountrySwitzerland
CantonTicino
DistrictLugano
Area
 • Total1.70 km2 (0.66 sq mi)
Elevation
279 m (915 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total1,802
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Postal code
6815
SFOS number5198
Surrounded byBissone, Brusino Arsizio, Campione d'Italia (IT-CO), Carona, Lugano
Websitewww.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

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  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.