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Maggia
Coat of arms of Maggia
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Ticino
District Vallemaggia
Area
 • Total 111.09 km2 (42.89 sq mi)
Elevation
372 m (1,220 ft)
Population
 (Dec 2012 )
 • Total 2,539
 • Density 22.855/km2 (59.195/sq mi)
Postal code
6671,6673,6674
Surrounded by Avegno, Brione (Verzasca), Campo (Vallemaggia), Cavigliano, Cevio, Gordevio, Gresso, Isorno, Lavizzara, Onsernone, Vergeletto, Verscio

Maggia is a municipality of the district Vallemaggia in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.

Ticino village
Tipical village in the municipality of Maggia

History

The actual municipality was created in 2004 on April 27 by merger of the former municipalities of Aurigeno, Coglio, Giumaglio, Lodano, Maggia, Moghegno and Someo.

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