Geneva

Geneva

Geneva (/dʒəˈniːvə/ jə-NEE-və,[5] .mw-parser-output .IPA-label-small{font-size:85%}.mw-parser-output .references .IPA-label-small,.mw-parser-output .infobox .IPA-label-small,.mw-parser-output .navbox .IPA-label-small{font-size:100%}Arpitan: [dzəˈnɛva] ⓘ; French: Genève [ʒənɛv] ⓘ)[note 1] is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and the most populous of the French-speaking Romandy. Situated in the southwest of the country, where the Rhône exits Lake Geneva, it is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva, and a centre for international diplomacy. Geneva hosts the highest number of international organizations in the world.[6] The city of Geneva (ville de Genève) had a population of 203,951 in January 2020[7] within its municipal territory of 16 km2 (6 sq mi),[8] but the larger Canton of Geneva had a population of 504,128[7] over 246 km2 (95 sq mi).[8] The Geneva metropolitan area as officially defined by Eurostat,[9] including suburbs and exurbs in Vaud and the French departments of Ain and Haute-Savoie, extends over 2,292 km2 (885 sq mi)[10] and had a population of 1,044,766 at the time.[11]