Sigirino

former municipality of Switzerland in Ticino

Sigirino is a former municipality of the district Lugano in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. On 21 November 2010 the former municipalities of Bironico, Camignolo, Medeglia, Rivera and Sigirino merged into the new municipality of Monteceneri.[1]

Sigirino
AlpTransit construction site in Sigirino
AlpTransit construction site in Sigirino
Coat of arms of Sigirino
Coat of arms
Location of Sigirino
CountrySwitzerland
CantonTicino
DistrictLugano
Area
 • Total8.7 km2 (3.4 sq mi)
Elevation
470 m (1,540 ft)
Population
 (December 2004)
 • Total467
 • Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
6806
SFOS number5223
Surrounded byAlto Malcantone, Capriasca, Indemini, Mezzovico-Vira, Ponte Capriasca, Rivera, Torricella-Taverne, Vira (Gambarogno)
Website
SFSO statistics

ReferencesEdit

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