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Avegno
Coat of Arms of Avegno
Country Switzerland
Canton Ticino
District Vallemaggia
Population 540   (as of December 2004)
Area 8.13 km2 (3.14 sq mi)
Elevation293 m (961 ft)
Postal code 6670
SFOS number5302
Surrounded by
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Brione sopra Minusio, Gordevio, Locarno, Maggia, Mergoscia, Minusio, Orselina, Tegna, Verscio
Websitewww.avegno.ch

Avegno was a municipality of the district of Vallemaggia in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. On 20 April 2008, Avegno and Gordevio merged to form the new municipality of Avegno Gordevio.[1]

In 1982, the Swiss Heritage Society gave the Wakker Prize to Avegno for the saving of its historical buildings.

References

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

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