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Italy 2008 Campione d'Italia (24 images)

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Campione d'Italia is an Italian town and commune in Lombardy, occupying an enclave within the Swiss canton of Ticino, separated from the rest of Italy by Lake Lugano and mountains. The enclave is less than 1 kilometre as the crow flies from the rest of Italy, but the hilly terrain means the journey by road is over 10 kilometres. Its status came about when Ticino chose to become part of the Swiss Confederation in 1798, and Campione's people chose to remain part of Lombardy, which subsequently...
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