Monte Carasso

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Monte Carasso
Coat of arms of Monte Carasso
Coat of arms
Monte Carasso is located in Switzerland
Monte Carasso
Coordinates: 46°11′N 9°00′E / 46.183°N 9°E / 46.183; 9Coordinates: 46°11′N 9°00′E / 46.183°N 9°E / 46.183; 9
Country Switzerland
Canton Ticino
District Bellinzona
Area[1]
 • Total 9.64 km2 (3.72 sq mi)
Elevation 237 m (778 ft)
Population (Dec 2012[2])
 • Total 2,734
 • Density 283.61/km2 (734.5/sq mi)
Postal code 6513
SFOS number 5013
Surrounded by Bellinzona, Cugnasco, Giubiasco, Gorduno, Preonzo, Sementina
Website www.montecarasso.ch
SFSO statistics

Monte Carasso is a municipality of the district Bellinzona in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.

The Swiss Heritage Society chose Monte Carasso for the 1993 Wakker Prize.

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