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|coordinates:|| 46° 12 ' n. Break. |
9° 1 ' o. L.
|Height:||227 m and. M.|
|Surface:||19,1 km ²|
|inhabitants:||16 ' 796 (31. December 2004)|
The city lies east the river Tessin and is a traffic junction. From here one arrives to God hard, Lukmanier , San Bernardino at the alpine passports sank and Nufenen. The local industry is based on mechanical engineering. In Bellinzona stand medieval weir systems, which rank since 2000 among the world cultural heritage of the UNESCO.
Of the 230 m u. M. to highly it is said lying city Bellinzona that it is seen the first city, which from the northfinally in the south of Europe lies.
Bellinzona is because of the motorway a2: (Karlsruhe - Basel - God hard - Bellinzona - Lugano - Chiasso - Milan). The motorway A13 (Munich - pc. Margrethen - Chur - San Bernardino - Bellinzona) ends in Bellinzona.The God hard course of Luzern and/or. Zurich drives here by further toward Milan.
- Mauro Lustrinelli, Swiss football player
Web on the left of
- official Website the city Bellinzona
- article Bellinzona (municipality) in the historical encyclopedia of Switzerland
Arbedo Castione | Bellinzona | Cadenazzo | Camorino | Giubiasco | Gnosca | Gorduno | Gudo | Isone | Lumino | Medeglia | Moleno | Monte Carasso | Pianezzo | Preonzo | Sant'Antonino | Sant'Antonio | Sementina