Ticino is an Italian-speaking canton located in the South of Switzerland. Its capital is Bellinzona and the largest city is Lugano.

This canton is a homeland of the Swiss cheese and chocolate makers. Lugano is the third largest financial center in Switzerland after Zurich and Geneva. Banking sector generates around 17% of Ticino’s GDP. The canton of Ticino borders with Italy and the cantons of Valais, Uri and Graubunden.

Website of the canton www.ti.ch


people live in the canton of Ticino

One and only

Italian-speaking canton
in Switzerland