Monte Carasso

former municipality in Switzerland

Monte Carasso is a former municipality of the district Bellinzona in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.

Monte Carasso
Coat of arms of Monte Carasso
Coat of arms
Location of Monte Carasso
CountrySwitzerland
CantonTicino
DistrictBellinzona
Area
 • Total9.70 km2 (3.75 sq mi)
Elevation
237 m (778 ft)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total2,377
 • Density250/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
6513
SFOS number5013
Surrounded byBellinzona, Cugnasco, Giubiasco, Gorduno, Preonzo, Sementina
Websitewww.montecarasso.ch
SFSO statistics

On 2 April 2017 the former municipalities of Camorino, Claro, Giubiasco, Gnosca, Gorduno, Gudo, Moleno, Monte Carasso, Pianezzo, Preonzo, Sant'Antonio and Sementina merged to form the municipality of Bellinzona.

The Swiss Heritage Society chose Monte Carasso for the 1993 Wakker Prize.

Monte Carasso

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.

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