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Avegno
Avegno
Avegno
Coat of arms of Avegno
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Ticino
District Vallemaggia
Area
 • Total 8.13 km2 (3.14 sq mi)
Elevation
293 m (961 ft)
Population
 • Total 540
 • Density 66.4/km2 (172.0/sq mi)
Postal code
6670
Surrounded by Brione sopra Minusio, Gordevio, Locarno, Maggia, Mergoscia, Minusio, Orselina, Tegna, Verscio

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.

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

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