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Mendrisio

town in the canton of Ticino, Switzerland

Mendrisio is a municipality of the district of Mendrisio in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.

Mendrisio
Coat of arms of Mendrisio
Coat of arms
Location of Mendrisio
CountrySwitzerland
CantonTicino
DistrictMendrisio
Government
 • ExecutiveMunicipio
with 7 members
 • MayorSindaco (list)
Carlo Croci
(as of February 2014)
 • ParliamentConsiglio comunale
with 60 members
Area
 • Total32.01 km2 (12.36 sq mi)
Elevation
354 m (1,161 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total14,942
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Postal code
6850
SFOS number5254
LocalitiesSalorino
Surrounded byCapolago, Castel San Pietro, Coldrerio, Genestrerio, Novazzano, Melano, Rancate, Riva San Vitale
Websitewww.mendrisio.ch
SFSO statistics

Mendrisio is the seat of the Accademia di Architettura of the university of Italian-speaking Switzerland (USI).

The municipality was created on 4 April 2004 when it incorporated the former municipality of Salorino. On 5 April 2009 it incorporated the former municipalities of Arzo, Capolago, Genestrerio, Rancate and Tremona.[3] On 14 April 2013 the former municipalities of Besazio, Ligornetto and Meride merged into the municipality of Mendrisio.[4]

Mendrisio

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. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz, Mutationsmeldungen 2009 / Répertoire officiel des communes de Suisse, Mutations 2009 / Elenco ufficiale dei Comuni della Svizzera, Mutazione 2009 (PDF) (Report). Federal Statistical Office. 2009. 2770. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2010. Retrieved 6 March 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 19 April 2013

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