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Melide
Coat of arms of Melide
Coat of arms
Country Switzerland
Canton Ticino
District Lugano
Area
 • Total 1.67 km2 (0.64 sq mi)
Elevation 279 m (915 ft)
Population (Dec 2012 )
 • Total 1,669
 • Density 999/km2 (2,588/sq mi)
Postal code 6815
Surrounded by Bissone, Brusino Arsizio, Campione d'Italia (IT-CO), Carona, Lugano

Melide is a municipality of the district Lugano in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.

Melide is known world-wide for the famous Swissminiatur, a museum that shows famous buildings in Switzerland presented in miniature form.

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