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Bellinzona
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Bellinzona is located in Switzerland
Bellinzona
Bellinzona
Bellinzona is located in Canton o Ticino
Bellinzona
Bellinzona
Coordinates: 46°12′N 9°01′E / 46.200°N 9.017°E / 46.200; 9.017Coordinates: 46°12′N 9°01′E / 46.200°N 9.017°E / 46.200; 9.017
Kintra Swisserland
Canton Ticino
Destrict Bellinzona
Govrenment
 • Executive Municipio
with 7 members
 • Mayor Sindaco (list)
Mario Branda
(as of February 2014)
 • Parliament Consiglio comunale
with 50 members
Aurie[1]
 • Tot 164.91 km2 (63.67 sq mi)
Elevation 238 m (781 ft)
Population (Diz 2015[2])
 • Tot 45,224
 • Density 270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Postal code 6500
SFOS nummer 5002
Localities Artore, Carasso , Daro, Ravecchia
Surroondit bi Arbedo-Castione, Giubiasco, Gorduno, Monte Carasso, Pianezzo, Sant'Antonio[3]
Wabsteid www.bellinzona.ch
SFSO stateestics

Bellinzona (Italian pronunciation: [bellinˈtsoːna];[4] French: Bellinzone, [pronounced: [bɛlɛ̃zon]], German: Bellenz [[ˈbɛlɛnts]], Laitin: Bilitio, [[biˈlitjo]], Romansh: Aboot this soond Blizuna ) is the caipital o the canton Ticino in Swisserland. The ceety is famous for its three castles (Castelgrande, Montebello, Sasso Corbaro) that hae been UNESCO Warld Heritage Steids syne 2000.

The toun lees east o the Ticino river, at the fuit o the Alps. It stretches alang the river valley, surroondit bi the soothren ranges o the Lepontine Alps tae the east an wast, an bi the Lugano Prealps tae the sooth.

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  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 (German) accessed 30 August 2016
  3. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named swmap
  4. Duden Aussprachewörterbuch (6 ed.). Mannheim: Bibliographisches Institut & F.A. Brockhaus AG. 2006. 


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