Bellinzona (Italian pronunciation: [bellinˈtsoːna];[4] French: Bellinzone, [pronounced [bɛlɛ̃zon]], German: Bellenz [[ˈbɛlɛnts]], Laitin: Bilitio, [[biˈlitjo]], Romansh: Aboot this soondBlizuna ) 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.

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Location o Bellinzona
Bellinzona is locatit in Swisserland
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Bellinzona
Bellinzona is locatit in Canton o Ticino
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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
KintraSwisserland
CantonTicino
DestrictBellinzona
Govrenment
 • ExecutiveMunicipio
with 7 members
 • MayorSindaco (list)
Mario Branda
(as of February 2014)
 • PairlamentConsiglio comunale
with 50 members
Area
 • Total164.96 km2 (63.69 sq mi)
Elevation
238 m (781 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total43,220
 • Density260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Postal code
6500
SFOS nummer5002
LocalitiesArtore, Carasso , Daro, Ravecchia
Surroondit biArbedo-Castione, Giubiasco, Gorduno, Monte Carasso, Pianezzo, Sant'Antonio[3]
Websitewww.bellinzona.ch
SFSO statistics

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.

ReferencesEedit

  1. a b "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Retrieved 13 Januar 2019.
  2. https://www.pxweb.bfs.admin.ch/pxweb/fr/px-x-0102020000_201/-/px-x-0102020000_201.px/table/tableViewLayout2/?rxid=c5985c8d-66cd-446c-9a07-d8cc07276160; date retrieved: 2 Juin 2020.
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  4. Duden Aussprachewörterbuch (6 ed.). Mannheim: Bibliographisches Institut & F.A. Brockhaus AG. 2006.


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