The district of Locarno
(also called Locarnese
) is a district of Canton Ticino
. It has a population of (as of ).
The Locarno District has an area, , of . Of this area, or 6.4% is used for agricultural purposes, while or 58.1% is forested. Of the rest of the land, or 4.9% is settled (buildings or roads), or 2.3% is either rivers or lakes and or 24.3% is unproductive land.
Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 2.8% and transportation infrastructure made up 1.2%. Out of the forested land, 47.1% of the total land area is heavily forested and 3.6% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 3.0% is used for growing crops and 2.8% is used for alpine pastures. Of the water in the district, 0.5% is in lakes and 1.9% is in rivers and streams. Of the unproductive areas, 14.7% is unproductive vegetation and 9.6% is too rocky for vegetation.
the Locarno District has a population () of . Of the Swiss national languages (), 8,831 speak German
, 971 people speak French
, 43,408 people speak Italian
, and 83 people speak Romansh
. The remainder (4,034 people) speak another language.
, the gender distribution of the population was 47.5% male and 52.5% female. The population was made up of 21,828 Swiss men (35.1% of the population), and 7,688 (12.4%) non-Swiss men. There were 25,836... Read More