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 Ticino

One and only

Italian-speaking canton
in Switzerland