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Zürich Limmatquai, waterfront at Limmat river.
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About Zurich

Zurich-SealSatellite view is showing Zurich, largest city in Switzerland. Zurich is located in the north of the country along Limmat river at the northern tip of Zürichsee (Zurich Lake).

Zurich and lake Zurich with Swiss Alps
Zürich and lake Zürich, with Swiss Alps in background.
Image: MadGeographer
The city is the country's main commercial and cultural center and a major international financial hub (82 of 208 banking institutions in Switzerland have their headquarters in Zurich). The finance sector generates around a third of the wealth and a quarter of the jobs in the city.

Along with Geneva the city is the most important gateway to the country. Zurich has a population of about 380,000 inhabitants, in its metropolitan area live 1.9 million people. Spoken language is Swiss German.

Zürich is ranked as an Alpha World City in 2010, according to GaWC, and the Mercer Quality of Living Survey lists Zurich on the second place only after Vienna (Austria) for several successive years. According to the Homepage of the City of Zürich the city is Switzerland's biggest tourist destination and was in the «Lonely Planet» guide book's top ten of best places to visit around the world (2009).

The Map shows a city map of Zürich with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Zürich International Airport official website (IATA Code: ZRH) located 12 km (7.5 mi) by road to the north near the town of Kloten.

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Local Time Zurich:
Wednsday-May-22  07:02  
Standard Time Zone (CET): UTC/GMT +1 hour
CEST (Daylight Saving Time) in use from end of March until end of October: time zone offset: UTC/GMT +2 hours

φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
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Google Map: Searchable map/satellite view of the city of Zurich (Zürch), Switzerland.

City Coordinates: 47°22′N 8°33′E
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External Links:
Stadt Zürich
Official web site of the City of Zurich
Official tourism web site of the city.

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Wikipedia: Zurich
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