Torre, Switzerland

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Torre
Former municipality of Switzerland
Coat of arms of Torre
Coat of arms
Torre is located in Switzerland
Torre
Torre
Coordinates: 46°29′N 8°57′E / 46.483°N 8.950°E / 46.483; 8.950Coordinates: 46°29′N 8°57′E / 46.483°N 8.950°E / 46.483; 8.950
Country Switzerland
Canton Ticino
District Blenio
Area
 • Total 10.8 km2 (4.2 sq mi)
Elevation 760 m (2,490 ft)
Population
 • Total 288
 • Density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
Postal code 6717
Surrounded by Acquarossa, Aquila, Malvaglia
Website

Torre was a municipality in the district of Blenio in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.

On 25 January 2005, the cantonal authorities announced that Torre would merge with Aquila, Campo Blenio, Ghirone and Olivone to form a new municipality to be called Blenio. This union was carried through on 22 October 2006.

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