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Geneva Geneva (jin-EE-və; French: Genève [ʒənɛv]; Arpitan: Genèva [dzəˈnɛva]; German: Genf [ɡɛnf]; Italian: Ginevra [dʒiˈneːvra]; Romansh: Genevra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and also the most populous city of Romandy, the French-speaking area of Switzerland.

It is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva. The municipality (ville de Genève) has a population (as of December 2018) of 201,818, along with the Canton (essentially the city and its inner-ring suburbs) contains 499,480 inhabitants.

In 2014, the du Grand Genève had 946,000 inhabitants in 212 communities in Switzerland and France. Within Swiss territory, the commuter region named "Métropole lémanique" contains a population of 1.26 million. This region is essentially spread east from Geneva towards the Riviera region (Vevey, Montreux) and north-east towards Yverdon-les-Bains, in the neighbouring Canton of Vaud.

Geneva is a city, a center, and a centre for diplomacy due to the presence of numerous organizations, including the headquarters of many agencies of the United Nations and the Red Cross. Geneva hosts the maximum number of organizations on earth.

It's also in which the Geneva Conventions have been signed, which mostly concern the treatment of prisoners and wartime non-combatants of war. In 2017, the Global Financial Centres Index rated as the planet 's fifteenth most important center for competitiveness Geneva, fifth in Europe behind London, Zürich, Frankfurt and Luxembourg.

Geneva was rated one of the ten most liveable cities in the world by Mercer together with Basel and Zürich. The city has been known as the planet 's most streamlined metropolis and the "Peace Capital". In 2017, Geneva was rated as the city on earth.

Gross profits expensive, third in earnings buying power pay at a cities standing ranked first geneva by UBS in 2018.

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