As shown in the given Geneva location map that Geneva is located in the southwestern part of Switzerland; it is almost on the international border of Switzerland and France. Geneva is located at 46°12' North, 6°09' East.
Location Map of Geneva, Switzerland
Where is Geneva Located?
Geneva is the capital of the Swiss Canton of Geneva located in the south-western most corner of Switzerland. Geneva, city and port, located in the western Switzerland, in the province of North Holland. Geneva is the capital and most populous city of the Switzerland with a population of 872,680.
Interestingly, besides having one of the developed and infused with advanced technology and infrastructures, the city is a financial center as well as global center for diplomacy. It homes the headquarters of various international organizations. However, it is more popularly known for the Geneva Conventions; in fact, it was mainly concern with the treatment of wartime non-combatants and prisoners of war.
As per the research done by the Global Financial Centers Index, Geneva is the 3rd European financial center just after London and Zurich and 8th in the world. In the year 2009, Geneva is listed as the fourth most expensive city of the world. In addition, it is considered as the world 92s most compact metropolis and the "Peace Capital city".
Geneva City, Switzerland - Facts
|Location||The south-western most corner of Switzerland|
|Area||15.92 km2 (6.15 sq mi)|
|Elevation (Pont du Mont Blanc)||375 m (1,230 ft)|
|Highest elevation (Chemin du Pommier)||457 m (1,499 ft)|
|Lowest elevation (Le Rhône)||370 m (1,210 ft)|
|Population Density||13,000/km2 (33,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (Central European Time) |
in Summer UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
|Postal code(s)||1200, or 1201-09 Genève, 1213 Petit-Lancy, 1227 Les Acacias|
|Surrounded by||Carouge, Chêne-Bougeries, Cologny, Lancy, Grand-Saconnex, Pregny-Chambésy, Vernier, Veyrier|
|Railway Station||International Committee of the Red Cross, International Labour Organization (BIT), |
International Telecommunication Union, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR),
World Meteorological Organization, World Trade Organization, World YMCA.