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Geneva - cosmopolitan city, an independent world, a world for everyone, different from the rest of Switzerland. Geneva is also the "center of international meetings," Capital of Peace ", United Nations Headquarters and the organization" Red Cross "- is located west of Lake Geneva, between the Alps and the Jura mountains.
It is a Swiss town located in the extreme west of the country, the capital of the canton with the same name. In terms of population (184,758 according to 2001 census), is the country's second city after Zurich, and the first of the French area. Geneva is situated on the largest lake in Europe, called Lake Leman (Geneva). In Geneva, the Rhône and Arve flowing into Lake Leman. The first line of lake banks tightened, large hotels (palaces), watches and jewelry stores. According to a study published by American consultant Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Geneva ranked first (tied with Zurich) in the list of cities with the highest quality of life.
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