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Bellinzona

(bĕl-lēntsō`nä), town (1993 pop. 17,100), capital of Ticino canton, S Switzerland, on the Ticino River, near the Italian border. It is a picturesque old town and a hub of transalpine traffic. Tourism is the main economic factor, but there are small industries. Possibly a Roman settlement, Bellinzona belonged at times to Lombardy, Como, Milan, France, and the Four Forest Cantons. In 1798 it became the capital of the Bellinzona canton under the Helvetic RepublicHelvetic Republic
, 1798–1803, Swiss state established under French auspices. In Sept., 1797, several exiled Swiss leaders in France (notably Frédéric César de La Harpe) formally urged the French Revolutionary government (the Directory) to help in
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 and the capital of Ticino in 1803. The town is dominated by three castles (13th–15th cent.) of the dukes of Milan.

Bellinzona

a town in SE central Switzerland, capital of Ticino canton. Pop.: 16 463 (2000)
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