Olivone

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Olivone
Olivone at the feet of Sosto 2.221 m (7 ft 3.4 in)
Olivone at the feet of Sosto 2.221 m (7 ft 3.4 in)
Coat of arms of Olivone
Coat of arms
Location of Olivone
Olivone is located in Switzerland
Olivone
Olivone
Olivone is located in Canton of Ticino
Olivone
Olivone
Coordinates: 46°32′N 8°57′E / 46.533°N 8.950°E / 46.533; 8.950Coordinates: 46°32′N 8°57′E / 46.533°N 8.950°E / 46.533; 8.950
CountrySwitzerland
CantonTicino
DistrictBlenio
Area
 • Total76.13 km2 (29.39 sq mi)
Elevation
902 m (2,959 ft)
Population
 (December 2004)
 • Total867
 • Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Postal code
6718
Surrounded byAcquarossa, Aquila, Calpiogna, Campello, Campo (Blenio), Faido, Ghirone, Mairengo, Medel (Lucmagn) (GR), Osco, Quinto, Vals (GR)
Websitewww.olivone.ch

Olivone was a municipality of the district Blenio in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.

In 2005, the people in charge of the cantons said that Olivone would merge with 4 other villages to become a new municipality of Blenio.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 14 January 2010

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