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Bignasco is a village in the district of Vallemaggia, in the canton of Ticino, Switzerland. On 22 October 2006 Bignasco forfeited its status as an independent municipality when, together with the village of Cavergno, it was consolidated into the municipality of Cevio.

Bignasco
Coat of arms of Bignasco
Coat of arms
Location of Bignasco
Bignasco is located in Switzerland
Bignasco
Bignasco
Bignasco is located in Canton of Ticino
Bignasco
Bignasco
Coordinates: 46°20′N 8°36′E / 46.333°N 8.600°E / 46.333; 8.600Coordinates: 46°20′N 8°36′E / 46.333°N 8.600°E / 46.333; 8.600
CountrySwitzerland
CantonTicino
DistrictVallemaggia
Area
 • Total81.43 km2 (31.44 sq mi)
Elevation
443 m (1,453 ft)
Population
 (December 2004)
 • Total306
 • Density3.8/km2 (9.7/sq mi)
Postal code
6676
SFOS number5310 (Cevio)
Website
(Cevio).en.geoRefStandard SFSO statistics

Carla del Ponte, former war crimes prosecutor and former Swiss Attorney-General, was born in Bignasco in 1947.

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