Pregassona

village and quarter of the city of Lugano in the Swiss canton of Ticino

Pregassona is a quarter of the city of Lugano, Switzerland. Until 2004, it was a municipality on its own. Then it was added to Lugano.

Pregassona
Quarter
Zona popolare lugano.jpg
Location of Pregassona
Coordinates: 46°01′20″N 8°58′35″E / 46.02222°N 8.97639°E / 46.02222; 8.97639
CountrySwitzerland
CantonTicino
DistrictLugano
CityLugano
Area
 • Total2.56 km2 (0.99 sq mi)
Population
 (2014-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,601
 • Density3,800/km2 (9,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTCUTC+1

The name Pregassona comes from a contraction of the local dialect for "near the Cassone"; the Cassone is a small river that flows through the village.

Chiesa di Santa Maria a Pazzalino at Pregassona

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Coordinates: 46°01′N 8°58′E / 46.017°N 8.967°E / 46.017; 8.967