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Lugano
Lugano in mid-August 2008
Lugano in mid-August 2008
Coat of arms of Lugano
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Ticino
District Lugano
Area
 • Total 75.98 km2 (29.34 sq mi)
Elevation 273 m (896 ft)
Population (Dec 2012 )
 • Total 61,837
 • Density 813.86/km2 (2,107.88/sq mi)
Postal code from 6900 to 6917, 6932, 6951, 6959, from 6962 to 6968, from 6974 to 6979
Localities Barbengo, Besso, Brè-Aldesago, Breganzona, Cadro, Carabbia, Carona, Castagnola-Cassarate, Cureggia, Davesco-Soragno, Gandria, Loreto, Lugano Centro, Molino Nuovo, Pambio Noranco, Pazzallo, Pregassona, Sonvico, Valcolla, Viganello, Villa Luganese
Surrounded by Arogno, Bioggio, Brusimpiano (Italy), Campione d'Italia (Italy), Canobbio, Capriasca, Collina d'Oro, Grancia, Lanzo d'Intelvi (Italy), Massagno, Melide, Morcote, Muzzano, Paradiso, Ponte Capriasca, Porza, Savosa, Sorengo, Valsolda (Italy), Vezia, Vico Morcote

Lugano (Latin language: Luganum) is a city of the district Lugano in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.

Since 2004 the former municipalities of Breganzona, Cureggia, Davesco-Soragno, Gandria, Pambio-Noranco, Pazzallo, Pregassona and Viganello were incorporated into the city. In 2008, they were followed by Barbengo, Carabbia and Villa Luganese. In 2013 the former municipalities of Bogno, Cadro, Carona, Certara, Cimadera, Sonvico and Valcolla were incorporated into the city.


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