Bironico

former municipality of Switzerland in Ticino

Bironico was a municipality in Lugano in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. On 21 November 2010 the municipalities of Bironico, Camignolo, Medeglia, Rivera and Sigirino joined together to become a new municipality, Monteceneri.[1]

Bironico
Coat of arms of Bironico
Coat of arms
Location of Bironico
CountrySwitzerland
CantonTicino
DistrictLugano
Government
 • MayorLuca Cattaneo
Area
 • Total4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi)
Elevation
465 m (1,526 ft)
Population
 (December 2002)
 • Total515
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
6804
SFOS number5153
Surrounded byCadenazzo, Camignolo, Medeglia, Rivera
Websitewww.bironico.ch
SFSO statistics

ReferencesEdit

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