Brione (Verzasca)

former municipality and current locality of Hitzkirch in the canton of Lucerne, Switzerland

Brione is a former municipality of the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.

Brione
Coat of arms of Brione
Coat of arms
Location of Brione
CountrySwitzerland
CantonTicino
DistrictLocarno
Area
 • Total48.5 km2 (18.7 sq mi)
Elevation
756 m (2,480 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total177
 • Density3.6/km2 (9.5/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
6634
SFOS number5095
Surrounded byCevio, Gerra (Verzasca), Gordevio, Lavertezzo, Lavizzara, Sonogno
Website
SFSO statistics

On 17 October 2020 the former municipalities of Brione (Verzasca), Corippo, Frasco, Sonogno and Vogorno merged to form the new municipality of Verzasca.[3]

Centre of Brione

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  3. "Applikation der Schweizer Gemeinden". bfs.admin.ch. Swiss Federal Statistical Office. 2021. Retrieved 16 December 2020.